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The Demon and the City - Liz Williams
The Demon and the City
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781597800457 (1597800457)
Publisher: Night Shade Books
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Series: Detective Inspector Chen (#2)
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bookaneer rated it
0.0 Giving up
Okay, I'm finally facing reality: I'm not going to finish this. I tried to push my way through it, but the climax--the generally god-ridden apocalyptic climax, mind you--was so boring that I defected to other books. It's not a bad book, mind you; I just failed to connect with any of the characters....
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Affairs of M/Men rated it
2.5 stars I started out loving this book which was a real surprise as I didn't like the last one that much and was really on the fence about even reading further. My biggest complaint with the first one was how sexist it was both in a lack of women characters in general. Even the extras, those that ...
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book reviews forevermore rated it
A capable entry into the Chen series, I found that I did not enjoy it as much as the Snake Agent. Although billed as "An Inspector Chen novel," he doesn't make an appearance for quite some time; in fact, the book truly is about the demon on his own. Although a murder supposedly begins the process of...
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What I'm reading rated it
4.0 The Demon and the City (Detective Inspector Chen Novels)
I went in this book knowing Chen wasn't the main character and that Inari was not in it either. Knowing this I wasn't annoyed by the focus on Zhu Irzh and how he finds his balance and fits in Singapore 3.Againg the world building is interesting and kept me reading. The new character, Jhai Teserai, I...
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3.0 The Demon And The City: A Detective Inspector Chen Novel (Detective Inspector Chen Novels)
Definitely not as good as the first one. Seemed like too much stuff was going on at once, plus Chen was gone during the first half of the book.
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