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The Poet - Michael Connelly
The Poet
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780752863917 (0752863916)
Publisher: Orion
Pages no: 481
Edition language: English
Series: Jack McEvoy (#1)
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Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
3.5 Not Bosch, but still interesting
A month or so ago, I snagged a couple of Harry Bosch audiobooks, The Black Echo and Black Ice. My husband & I decided to listen to Black Ice on the way to the beach. We didn't finish it, but I've been listening away on my own & expect to be done listening this week. I read a fair few Harry Bosch c...
Seriously, Read a Book!
Seriously, Read a Book! rated it
3.5 The Poet (Jack McEvoy #1)
This is less of a review than it is a sort of caveat to my rating—the caveat being that I listened to this book. I don't know if there are multiple audio versions of The Poet out there, or if they just love to re-copyright things every few years, but the 1996 audible edition felt like it undermined ...
Xxertz rated it
4.0 The Poet
BLUF: The poet has a slow start, but the wait is well worth it. Jack McEvoy is a news reporter who has a plum job. He is able to make his own hours and chase his own stories. The topic? Death. Mostly, recent murders. The Poet begins with Jack McEvoy being informed that his brother had committed suic...
Flicker Reads
Flicker Reads rated it
3.0 The Poet
My issue with this book involves the big "reveal" at the end, which in my mind, breaks the veil of credibility. This is a matter of taste: some people don't need a lot of reality inserted in their plot twists, but I think for me, after investing so much in a novel, it's important not to cheat the re...
bookaneer rated it
4.5 "Death is my beat."
The Poet (Jack McEvoy, #1) by Michael Connelly As a crime reporter, Jack McEvoy has spent a lifetime asking victims and their relatives intrusive questions about their feelings and emotions. He even has the scars to show for it. Now, with his brother's suicide, he's on the other side of the intervi...
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