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Mystic River - Dennis Lehane
Mystic River
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When they were children, Sean Devine, Jimmy Marcus, and Dave Boyle were friends. But then a strange car pulled up to their street. One boy got into the car, two did not, and something terrible happened—something that ended their friendship and changed all three boys forever. Now, years later,... show more
When they were children, Sean Devine, Jimmy Marcus, and Dave Boyle were friends. But then a strange car pulled up to their street. One boy got into the car, two did not, and something terrible happened—something that ended their friendship and changed all three boys forever. Now, years later, murder has tied their lives together again . . .
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780062068408 (0062068407)
ASIN: 62068407
Publisher: Harper
Pages no: 608
Edition language: English
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Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
4.5 Mystic River
Mystic River tells the story of three childhood friends, Jimmy, Sean and Dave, who are playing on the side of the road when a car pulls up to them and Dave gets into the car of a couple of child molesters while the other two are being left behind. After 4 days Dave comes back again, but he will neve...
xndrme
xndrme rated it
5.0 Mystic River
It is one of those books that keeps you sticked till the end. I recommend reading it and seeing the movie at the same time, perhaps four o five chapters of the book per 20 mins of the movie? ;) Is an interesting experience!
From Dark Places
From Dark Places rated it
5.0 Mystic River by Dennis Lehane
Writing this review as I sit here watching Sean Penn discover the brutal death of his daughter, kicking myself once again because this is another book I should of read a long time ago. Just glad in a way that I also hadn't seen the film and blown a powerfully compelling ending that managed to stay j...
Dantastic Book Reviews
Dantastic Book Reviews rated it
5.0 Mystic River (This review must not have survived the migration)
Once upon a time, three boys were fighting in the street when two men claiming to be plainclothes cops show up. One kid gets in the car, the others stay put, and their lives will never be the same. Decades later, Dave Boyle, the kid who got into the car, is accused of killing the daughter of Jimmy M...
A Few Thoughts
A Few Thoughts rated it
5.0 Mystic River
Dennis Lehane likes to hurt children. It's kind of his thing. I've read most of his books now and so far, every single one contains at least allegations of child abuse. His novels are rife with child-rape, kidnapping, child-murder, and molestation. It's a character in his stories the way that Ne...
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