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The Sins of the Fathers - Lawrence Block
The Sins of the Fathers
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4.08 165
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780752834528 (0752834525)
Publisher: Orion
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
Series: Matthew Scudder (#1)
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Blood Rose Books
Blood Rose Books rated it
3.5 Lawrence Block: The Sins of the Father
In the first book in a series, Lawrence Block introduces readers to Matthew Shrudder, who does favours for his "friends" that no one else will: A brutal murder of a woman by her roommate, who is found raving covered in blood the middle of the street. This is an open and shut case as the roommate co...
beishir
beishir rated it
4.0 The Sins of the Fathers
"The Sins of the Father" is the first book in Lawrence Block's Matthew Scudder series and the first book that I have read by this author.Scudder is the definition of the cliched hardboiled detective. The mystery to which he has attached himself is not overly complex and it is not difficult to guess ...
Casual Debris
Casual Debris rated it
4.0 The Sins of the Fathers
For my full review, please visit Casual Debris.An integral element in the private investigator novel is the urban world in which he exists. With Matthew Scudder the reader is immediately immersed in the gritty urban landscape, one shaped not only by the violent and chaotic society that upholds it, b...
Crime-on-thrill
Crime-on-thrill rated it
5.0 Block is the master...
In this short length debut of Matthew Scudder, prolific author Lawrence Block introduces a scene where Scudder is seen offering money to a police officer in exchange of information on a case Scudder is working. When the cop hesitates to take the money, Scudder deftly gives him a short but effective ...
blackguysdoread
blackguysdoread rated it
4.0 The Sins of the Fathers
3.5. Solid start to what I've heard is a good series! Been planning on reading the Matthew Scudder books for years and now I've started. Matthew seems like a great character and I'm anxious to learn more about him. In detective and crime novels, I'm less interested in the actual mystery and more int...
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