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It got on my nerves very badly, shouldn’t have, icy-clean control, but it got to me, whining in the face of that mess on the floor, dreamig I kicked his legs out from under him.

Bokrecension: Darkly Dreaming Dexter av Jeff Lindsay

I believe the thing was called a peignoir; or possibly it was a negligee, since it certainly was negligible as far as the amount of fabric used in its construction was concerned. I could not have done it at all if they had not been there long enough for everything to dry up, but they were so very dirty. Please, you have to understand–” “I do understand, Father,” I said, and there was something in my voice, the Dark Passenger’s voice now, and the sound of it froze him.

So, I will probably give the second book a try at some point, and see whether I would want to keep going after that. After all, as an avid reader, I am usually that pissed off person fuming that Hollywood makes too many unnecessary changes when transforming a book to either the big or little screen.

For audio listeners, the audio version of this was well done.

Darkly Dreaming Dexter

Fans of the show will find a hell of a surprise at the end of this book, as I was shocked to see certain characters living past season one of the Showtime series.


The narrator, Nick Landrum, did a good job, most notably with Dexter, and enhanced the story experience. Dexter is a complex and fascinating guy, no doubt. There was a little blood and that made me madder.

I pulled on the noose. So Dexter is a serial killer who hunts serial killers. A few small mounds of earth were visible there. His face was turning purple. Jeff Lindsay does a fantastic job.

He turned toward daarkly house but stopped as he saw again the dark dirt mounds of the garden. I found the authorial voice to not be “darkly humorous,” but frequently silly and always snidely sarcastic.

Bokrecension: Darkly Dreaming Dexter av Jeff Lindsay

The show goes off the rails around season four, and the books become illogical after book two, but both the series cexter fun, to a point. And it really made me want to re-watch Dexter the series, and I hope I’ll have enough time to do that. He was pretty funny.

And it’s not just any killing, of course. Cexter closed the door. After a lucid dreamDexter drives around Miami and spots a refrigerated truck. Somewhere not so far away he was searching for his next victim, sliding through the city like a shark around the reef.

And then he started toward his car. Watched as he paused in the orphanage doorway to talk to a young black girl who had followed him out.

Views Read Edit View history. This puts him in conflict with a dumb but ambitious female homicide detective as well as, soon enough, the killer himself, whose approach to serial killing mirrors Dexter’s own, uncomfortably so. Heard the engine turn over. Dexter intuits more than he should about the crimes, which he also finds curiously beautiful and compelling.


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I did find the writing to be a bit debutish, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing It scares the hell out of me.

I don’t know a thing about it, except, of course, that Dexter is a murderer. I just know there’s something dark in me. Dexter is a serial killer, a killer who just can’t help himself.

Not only have I never read Dexterbut I have never seen an episode lindsat the highly acclaimed television series either.

It felt like it was there just because the author couldn’t think of a clever way of getting Dexter to the crime scenes, etc. He sat on the steps and talked to her for five minutes.

This is going to be a short review. Though many aspects of this book are non-scientific, it is enjoyable nonetheless. In addition, when the climax of the story was reached, and the good? Ok, the fact that this was a pretty short book was a huge bonus for me.