The Monkey's Raincoat
Pages no: 357
Edition language: English
Series: Elvis Cole (#1)
I'm afraid this struck me as shallow and predictable as a television episode. The detective, Elvis Cole, reminds me of Magnum, PI. The copyright of 1987 puts it during the first run of that show--and this does read as very, very eighties with all its pop references. When the novel opens, Cole's wear...
Unless something surprising shapes up as I write this, I don't think I have anything new to add to the general consensus that other reviewers have established for this novel, the first mystery in a series that features private eyes Elvis Cole and Joe Pike. If you've read Robert B. Parker's novels, a...
Received as a Christmas gift, as Amazon.com recommended it to me based on my other reads and purchases. This is the first book in Crais' Elvis Cole detective series, and it's fast and fun. It's a nice easy read, a definitely got me interested in reading more of the Cole/Pike books.
The Monkey’s Raincoat is the debut effort by much celebrated American crime novelist Robert Crais. The novel features his protagonist; Vietnam Vet turned Private Investigator, Elvis Cole and his business partner and sidekick Joe Pike.The novel starts with Ellen Lang, who comes to Crais’ office askin...
Bundled with Lullaby Town and Stalking the Angel It becomes repetitive after a while and while it's not a bad read but a bit predictable.