I still remember passages of the book as if I read them yesterday.
Be aware, though, that the following chapters are very much like the sample and there is no attempt at clarity in the presentation of the story.
The writing does such a brilliant job of creating imagery and insight into the characters that the book will become a modern classic.
I could say "overwhelming superb" or "superbly overwhelming". Either would do. Complex, detailed, engrossing, like a 'stream of conscienceness', unexpected turns,... Read morePublished 15 hours ago by Harry Williams
I tried and tried but could not 'get into' this book. After a couple of hours worth of reading I finally gave up. Really convoluted writing in my opinion.Published 3 days ago by Liv D. Hudson
Tedious and full of prosaic descriptive jargon. Life is too short for this bookPublished 4 days ago by Amazon Customer
Even though it is 40 years old, The Death of the Detective was brand new to me and has as much impact as if it were written last week. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Scott Wilcox
I know this book has all sorts of accolades and awards but to me it was just ponderous. Instead of sprawling, I found it long and arduous. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Fuzzy's Mom
A clever take off on English detective stories. I liked the suspects names and the character of the detective.Published 10 days ago by D. mack
This book was too disorganized for me. The plot jumped all over and it was hard to tell how much was real and how much was obsessive. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Bill Hartman
Long time I thought maybe, but it's not the fast paced murder mystery. Had very hard time understanding or following what was going on.Published 16 days ago by TC