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I rather enjoyed the book, the narration and the descriptions. Published September 19th by Vintage Books first published July 10th Also in Dexter Ddarkly.

His hobby-related career as a blood-splatter analyst by day, and his moonlighting as a killer of killers by night. If anyone really doesn’t know, it’s a series on Showtime with this wonderfully creepy intro. As linddsay, I think I like the book at least the first one even better!

He’s a bit Batman-ish, in a nerdy way, the dark avenger or something silly like that. More By and About This Author.

Now, I personally agree with him on this, and think that the exploitation, abuse any and all kindsand murdering of children is especially terrible and wrong So, my issue here is two-fold. He only appears at the end of the novel.

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Dexter calls these rules “the Code of Harry. Brian no last name established in this novel kidnaps Deborah, kills LaGuerta, and escapes. I can’t say that this is a novel I wholeheartedly recommend. She doesn’t discover Dexter’s secret until much later in the series, after many a close call. Because I have watched most of the first season of Dexter on dvd.

It was rare for the paper to arrive before six-thirty, and on Sundays it often came after eight. The Best Books of I didn’t mind being in his head one little bit. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Firstly I have never seen the show. This book is about Dexter, our friendly neighbourhood serial killer.


I often know how the killers are thinking. But Dexter also has a secret hobby: Dexter solves crimes by day and rids Florida of human waste by night.

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View all 11 comments. He’s not right in the head and he knows it, he spends a great deal of effort pretending to be human, and ordinary, yet because he only goes after sick bastards like child-molesting priests and the like, you can’t help but appreciate his vigilante efforts – though what he does to his victims is far from a quick and easy death.

A few things that I thought the TV show did a lot better was the whole “flirting with another killer” plotline. The puzzles and tidiness, I do like them very much.

Sep 24, Lori rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: His “Dark Passenger” is only referred to and never heard from, and his late father appears onscreen in visions or delusions; he acts as a mentor and a voice of reason for Jegf.

As if he knew how to create a mess, but not how to get his characters out of it. He’s handsome and charming, but something in his past has made him abide by a different set of rules.

He kills bad people because that is his way of keeping his need to kill under control. Happily, I don’t have a conscience. But he does have something of a conscience and lives by the Code of Harry, his cop foster father, who understood his nature and sought to help Dexter control it somewhat when he was a teenager. The novel is the basis for a TV series on the cable dexfer Showtime.


Let the journey begin! Blessedly, despite the fact that the book centers around a serial darkkly killing people and trying to maybe catch another serial killer, there’s not much in the way of torture. I’m really ashamed to say that it took me two weeks to read this book.

Not once, not a single episode. Loved that in print he is one hundred times more creepy and detached than he is on the show. Why should I read the book?

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May 30, Lou rated it it was amazing Shelves: In fact, the only instance I can recall thinking that the movie and book complement each other is A Clockwork Orange. I recall seeing someone else comment that Darkly Linesay Dexter needs to “show, don’t tell.

In the books as in the TV show, Dexter is absolutely enthralled by this other killer’s method of draining the bodies of dextr, and recognizes that the killer is rreaming with him. Spero di trovare il secondo presto. The book, however, lacks the depth and character development of the show.

Essentially, he taught Dexter how to channel his urge to kill into only going after bad linsay, and he also taught him how to avoid being caught. This one is complete enough on its own to be standalone, but it does leave some interesting questions that I’m curious about.

Once the TV series started I got so caught up in it, that I left behind the books and decided that one day when it was all done I would go back to them.