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The plot is well laid out and the dialog between the characters is very good.
This was my first reading of James Lee Burke's Dave Robicheaux series and it is easily apparent I have been missing some fine writing.
Somehow, this episode shows us that the human spirit of compassion can still reign, even as we face our demons.
I'd give it 4.5 stars if the system allowed. If you like hard-bitten cop/detective stories written with literary intelligence and a thoughtful, self-examining POV, you'll love... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Doggeman
Great. You either love James Lee Burke or you miss the point. Very good local knowledge - you could almost be in New Orleans and surrounding area.Published 7 days ago by psyche
Hadn't read this series in a while but picked this up in lieu of the latest release. I do like to read these in order to follow the character development. And im glad I did. Read morePublished 8 days ago by The Wanderlust Cook
Burke writes with vivid imagery and creates a dynamic tension between the characters It's a compelling storyPublished 8 days ago by Claire
A good read but the main character
Takes too much punishment before
Solving the problems (He should take a
Few lessons from J Reacher)
Typical Robicheaux, plenty of suspense, good investigative work, a lot of excitement and, of course, the old Robicheaux angst thrown in for the personal side. Good read.Published 1 month ago by Spider1