The Summer That Never Was - Peter Robinson Reviews
Description:ISBN 0330489356 / Author: Peter Robinson / Genre: Crime / Thriller
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by - written on 23/05/12 (Very useful, 84 readings)
The summer that never was is a crime novel in the DCI Banks series written by Peter Robinson, the books are set in North Yorkshire/West Yorkshire; however, this book is also set in Peterborough. The summer that never was The summer that never was tells the story of a friend of Banks' going missing when they were 14 years old when Banks was growing up in Peterborough. Graham Marshall a friend of Banks goes missing whilst delivering newspapers early one Sunday morning in 1965, the disappearance is never solved and Banks has had guilt over an assault he suffered a few weeks earlier by a tramp. Was the assault the first attempt by the man who would ... Read the complete review
by - written on 03/06/11 (Very useful, 37 readings)
The Summer That Never Was is the 13th book in Peter Robinson's Inspector Banks series, a collection of books which has had its ups and downs since the first one, Gallows View, was published in 1987. Despite this being pre-Rebus, Robinson and Banks have been constantly compared to Rankin and Rebus throughout the latter's emergence which has now come to an end, being outlasted by the former. In many ways, it's a natural comparison to make and I find plenty of similarities between the two gruff and experienced policemen that form the leads for the two authors. In this particular book, Robinson continues his aggressive development of Banks' personal life as ... Read the complete review
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