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Several of his earlier published works include his wife as a co-author. It’s like the mask is slipping and things Sep 03, Oliviu Craznic rated it really liked it. Although the supporting characters do not play a very large role in the book so far, at least it was interesting to see them through author Jeff Lindsay’s eyes. jjeff

Frankly, I felt that this was a cheap trick. It was easily the best part of the book. Because lately there are these moments when I feel connected to something else Meanwhile due to his strange dreams Dexter wants to kill somebody so he follows a man whom he suspects of raping and killing five teenage girls and kills that man after confirming that the man did those crimes.

As usual, I think I like the book at least the first one even better! I mean, yeah, the university has been kicking my ass, but still, that is no excuse.

Book Review – Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay

He is out of touch with human emotion. At least at the end they are. I always did, after. Part of why I feel this way would actually constitute two major plot spoilers for the book, and I don’t want to give them away, but let’s just suffice it to say that the details of the trauma would, in my opinion, cause something more like a phobia, and so the method of killing would be different, and it’s far too EASY and convenient for that trauma to be the catalyst for Oct 12, Mario rated it really liked it.


Dreamlng got dressed and went to work. View all 26 comments. Since a lot of other people seem to have liked it, it may just be a matter of taste, but I’ve heard the show is better but I’m not sure if I want to try it again.

Thriller lindsag serial killer fans. Different is as different does.

But there it is. He immediately tells her that she is right “for all the wrong reasons,” which is blatantly untrue and presumably only there to make him sound smarter. He is antagonistic towards Dexter. Choose-” his words come so carefully now, “-choose what By the novel’s climaxhe admits to himself that he is “fond” of them, the closest he can get to feeling love. I did find the writing to be a bit debutish, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing And you can’t help that.

He lives in South Florida with his family.

The whole plot point of the dreaming was honestly annoying. I’m a bit hazy on the ending of this book.

Darkly Dreaming Dexter

The books are good, and it’s fun to get “inside the mind” of Dexter, but because the plot of the book follows pretty closely to the first season of the TV show, it was hard not to make comparisons. Books by Jeff Lindsay. After a lucid dreamDexter drives around Miami and spots a refrigerated truck.

I’ve heard people say that the books are better than the series, but I don’t agree. Will read one a month until I finish the series.

I enjoy neff work; sorry if that bothers you. In addition, Jeff’s plays have been performed on the stage in New York and London. Anyway, our introduction to him is while he’s stalking a killer of children. And why shouldn’t they be? There’s a joke going around, and I’m it. Dexter’s foster sister is a Miami Vice Squad cop working on the killings, so Dexter decides to help her solve the case.


Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter, #1) by Jeff Lindsay

I’m not sure I would have liked riding along in Dex’s head for another pages. And his job as a blood splatter expert for the Miami police freaming puts him in the perfect position to identify his victims.

In the end, I’d say this is a pretty good story, and it’s told with such an interesting protagonist that I enjoyed myself quite a bit more than I would have if he’d just been your run of the mill regular character.

Let the journey begin! What was sleep, after all, but the process by which we dumped our insanity into a dark subconscious pit and came out on the other side ready to eat cereal instead of our neighbor’s children?

I have also, at times, been forced to read a James Patterson or John Grisham for lack of any other reading materials. The answer feels a bit contrived, but will surprise most readers, and it’s a minor flaw in a gripping, deliciously offbeat novel that announces the arrival of a notable new talent. Dreamkng had developed hunches before. Well, turns out that my fears were groundless. Hellishly Haunted Harry knew early on that his young son had a personality disorder.

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