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Publish date: September 1st 2004
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Jackson Brodie (#1)
I went back and forth on this one. I think in the end that one of the story-lines that we get introduced to ends up making no sense and was just used to introduce a character who would become important later. Two of the case histories I thought were done very well. That said, I ended up not liking a...
49. CASE HISTORIES, BY KATE ATKINSON (Book 1 of Jackson Brodie)Recommended by Laura, on Goodreads. I’m quite a fan of classical mystery and detective stories, but I try not to read too many of them at once so I won’t find them too repetitive. Synopsis: A middle-aged former policemen current private ...
What I learned: Apparently, I now read any book that's been blurbed by Stephen King. And I hardly ever like his books. Huh. My review: I recommend this book to people all of the time at the bookstore where I work and it's usually responded to positively. It's an intriguing mystery that doesn't feel ...
A blend of literary fiction and crime genre tropes, overall I think I'll continue with the series. This is quieter than most crime fiction I tend to like, but Kate Atkinson executed it well.
Kate Atkinson has a way of getting into all of her characters' heads in Case Histories. You're given different POVs throughout, which keeps the story from ever feeling stale or bland. It gives it a unique and personal touch. Even though this is a detective story, it's by no means a typical detecti...