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Scarpetta - the resurrection?

AdvantagesA bit better thean the last one!

DisadvantagesStill not as good as the old ones!

"...the unknown assailant and believes Scarpetta is the only person who can help him. But is Oscar just completely nuts? With his claim that his every move has been watched and monitored for months he certainly comes accross a little strange and when his injuries appear self inflicted, it begins to look like an easily solvable case. Of course, in true Scarpetta style, this is just one of many problems waiting to fall upon our heroine. A rather vicious ..." Read review
09.12.2008

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Cures insomnia in one fell swoop

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DisadvantagesSuch a let down from a once decent author

"...unusual. The majority of the Scarpetta series I have read in a day or two, the one previous to this took a little longer at about a week. But this book was so awful I struggled to even get to the end. It is such a shame because Patricia Cornwell has the ability to be such an excellent writer, but she has really let herself down badly with Book of the Dead, I haven't read a synopsis of the latest book Scarpetta, but I hope Patricia puts the series ..." Read review
20.12.2008

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A Literary Crime Masterpiece

AdvantagesInformative, gripping, excellent plot, good character development

DisadvantagesMay be a little too scientific in some areas, but very rarely

"...practice in South Carolina, Kay Scarpetta takes up an assignment in New York City, where the NYPD has asked her to examine an injured patient in a psychiatric ward. The handcuffed and chained patient, Oscar Bane, has specifically asked for her, and when she literally has her gloved hands on him, he begins to talk ? and the story he has to tell turns out to be one of the most bizarre she has ever heard. He says his injuries were sustained in the course ..." Read review
02.03.2011

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