The Sins of the Fathers
By Lawrence Block
- Release Date: 2009-10-13
- Genre: Hard-Boiled
The Sins of the Fathers Lawrence Block Book Review Score: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars
The pretty young prostitute is dead. Her alleged murderer—a minister's son—hanged himself in his jail cell. The case is closed. But the dead girl's fatherhas come to Matthew Scudder for answers, sending the unlicensed private investigator in search of terrible truths about a life that was lived and lost in a sordid world of perversion and pleasures.
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User reviews about this book
Wonderful, a murder mystery, a complex hero and a morality play!
By Why not a sample first.
What more could a reader want? Actually, nothing. This is an immensely powerful and interesting novel. I plan to read it again. It honk I will like it even more.
I enjoyed the complex detective character, Matthew Scudder in The Sins of the Fathers. The characters decisions making process to solve crime and punishment for the crime is very interesting. The book is a page turner, that you quickly get lost in.
Great book. Great price.
Lawrence Block is...
... the godfather of crime fiction.
The reason we need e-books!
Forget about the convenience of not having to wander around looking for a book, or not having to lug a book around with you... The reason I love e-books is that it puts into your hands stories like this one. Stories that are VERY hard to find in print form, nut are MUST reads for any crime/noir fan. The vast majority of detectives in fiction today are soft-core versions of Matt Scudder.
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