Publish date: July 14th 2009
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 434
Edition language: English
Series: Hackberry Holland (#2)
The first of this Hackberry Holland trilogy Lay Down My Sword and Shield was released in 1971, it then took James Lee Burke 38 years to pen this sequel and fuck me was it worth the wait, 38 years of wisdom and experience have gone into these characters and it shows. Not for me of course because I’...
Minor Burke - his habit of circling his plot rather than trapping it and carrying it home becomes tiresome here.
For starters, it needs to be said that James Lee Burke is ridiculously prolific, turning out two or three new books a year, but that would sound like I was complaining about the fact. Nothing could be further from the truth and long may he continue to do so!In 'Rain Gods', Burke takes a step sideway...
I am not sure why I thought I would have loved this book. It was def. readable..but def. a guy's read. I probably won't seek anymore from this author based on that..there are guy's authors that I love to read and some I can just pass on..this was a passable author, IMO.
This was my first James Lee Burke book and I really enjoyed it. I can't wait to read his back list. This book had interesting characters, a good mystery, and was skillfully written. The multiple storylines being followed with the various characters were never tangled or confusing. I experienced thi...