Luther: The Calling: A Novel
Meet Detective Chief Inspector John Luther. He's a murder detective. A near-genius. He's brilliant; he's intense; he's instinctive. He's obsessional. He's dangerous. DCI John Luther has an extraordinary clearance rate. He commands outstanding loyalty from friends and colleagues. Nobody who ever... show more
Meet Detective Chief Inspector John Luther. He's a murder detective. A near-genius. He's brilliant; he's intense; he's instinctive. He's obsessional. He's dangerous. DCI John Luther has an extraordinary clearance rate. He commands outstanding loyalty from friends and colleagues. Nobody who ever stood at his side has a bad word to say about him. And yet there are rumours that DCI Luther is bad - not corrupt, not on the take, but tormented. Luther seethes with a hidden fury that at times he can barely control. Sometimes it sends him to the brink of madness, making him do things he shouldn't; things way beyond the limits of the law. Luther: The Calling, the first in a new series of novels featuring DCI John Luther, takes us into Luther's past and into his mind. It is the story of the case that tore his personal and professional relationships apart and propelled him over the precipice. Beyond fury, beyond vengeance. All the way to murder...
Publish date: 2011
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
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Series: Luther (#1)
works for me, I do like Luther great TV series and great book!
I'm giving this three stars for the following reasons. 1. The writing is really goood 2. It is a series prequel. 3. Really good characterization. But I have to admit I started skimming around page 100 after what happened to the dog. I really just couldn't take it. If you love dogs (and in p...
Quite simply, this is an excellent book that I'd recommend to any crime fan.
Luther: The Calling is the prequel to BBC series by the television show's creator and writer Neil Cross. Detective Chief Inspector (DCI) John Luther is obsessed with solving murders for the Serious Crime Unit in London. He has an intensity that borders bad cop with bipolar disorder tendencies. He ac...
Disclosure: I received a free copy of this book as a Goodreads giveaway.When viewers of the British crime drama Luther first meet DCI John Luther, he’s literally on a precipice wrestling with a questionable decision. This novel tells the story of how Luther came to that moment, how his personal ethi...