From Publishers Weekly
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I also thought the structure of the thing, with it's very short chapters, paragraphs, and sentences, quite odd.
I enjoyed the literary interest of the main character and the author uses this to add some great background flavour to the story.
Lots of pages with just a few words on them makes this book a very quick and easy read - but not a forgettable read at all.
Very disappointing and rather pretentious with all of the literary quotationsPublished 5 days ago by Joan
Stylishly written mystery with a touch of poetry. I was thoroughly entertained and intrigued. Like no other detective of crime fiction, Jack Taylor sneaks up on you, making you... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Eileen Goudge
I started The Guards to prepare for a trip to Galway, but the book turned into more than an introduction to Ireland. Mr. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Amazon Customer
I am reading these books after having watched the tv series from the BBC, which I thoroughly enjoy. The books are a little harder to read and the main character is quite a... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Terry Lee Cox
As mysteries go, I was a bit disappointed. The plot was weak and if it wasn't for the drunken Irish detective theme it would have been a totally uninteresting story.Published 2 months ago by Wayne Little
Love this author . Only recently found him so am avidly reading all his stuff !Published 3 months ago by Olive mason
This is the first book in the Jack Taylor series. I had seen the television series earlier this year, and I wanted to read this book to see if I enjoyed it as much as the TV... Read morePublished 3 months ago by S. Schwartz
Loved this book set in Galway. Watched part of the first series and enjoy the book more. I hope to read the rest of Jack TaylorPublished 3 months ago by Connie Konrad
Quick read. Goes down easy even if the hero contributes little to the story. Good summer read. No heavy lifting.Published 4 months ago by Michael O'Connell