Quick Reads: Cleanskin - Val McDermid Reviews
Description:ISBN 0007216726 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Val McDermid / Edition: World Book Day ed / Paperback / 128 Pages / Book is published 2006-05-18 by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Newest Review: ... and character descriptions that you usually expect and get from McDermid, but even so, telling the story from a narrative ... more
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by - written on 16/03/10 (Very useful, 35 readings)
I am a big fan of Val McDermid's writing. Her 'Wire In The Blood' books (made into a TV crime drama series with Robson Green) are excellent, as are the stand alone novels she has written. Here, she takes her familiar genre of crime drama, and gives us a tense and fast paced tale of a Detective Inspector looking for the guilty person behind a series of deaths. However, when one of the deaths is the biggest gangsters around, the finger could be pointed anywhere. With around 100 pages to work with, this was never going to get really deep and start delving into the extreme plot developments and character descriptions that you usually expect and get from McDermid, ... Read the complete review
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