Andrew - Crystal Clear Media
Good book...A little too much courtroom for me, but not bad. The drastic change in narration from the previous books made it VERY distracting. Harry's voice on this recording is very old and put out. Just couldn't get past it (especially after watching the Amazon series on Prime).
Not really. You pretty much know "who done it"...just waited for how it was going to be resolved.
Yes. Just not for this character.
Yes, it's still a good book.
Very complex story, didn't know who was going to be the one.
Inconsistent emphasis, sometimes seemingly over done for the action being described.
Certainly could, lot's of possible straws to pull on there, Buddy, Irving, Story.
I think it would have been a better experience if Dick Hill had read it.
Ray Porter for President. Because then teleprompter speeches would be boring no more!
A series of grisly murders, a celebrity trial, a retired super-sleuth, and a cynical detective (who may have something to hide) are a few of the more prominent components of "A Darkness More Than Night"---a 48-chapter whodunit that tends to wax a bit melodramatic at times, all the while switching its third-person lens back-and-forth between the titular character in the series and the retired-sleuth-turned-family-man who just can't seem to stay out of the "game."
The tension between family duty and public service provides an abundance of conflict for the sleuth, who has to get permission from his wife to pursue a role he had promised was over for him. The reader should be prepared to endure wifely tears and guilt-trips as the plot progresses. Still, the twists and procedural narratives---the ins-and-outs of solving the case---are interesting if not entirely gripping. Fans of the series, however, will know what to expect.
As a first-time reader, I found the case too-easily solved to offer any real, nail-biting suspense, yet the author does do a fair job of moving the players around on the board so that the conclusion is not completely obvious; and the theme of good-vs-evil in a corrupt universe is underscored nicely by the contrast of dark-vs-light: whose side your on may depend on how much darkness you've allowed into your soul, the book suggests, even if you are a champion of the light.
All in all, "A Darkness More Than Night" is a solid yarn, competently narrated, and packed with enough twists to make for a entertaining experience.
Did not care for this narrator's version of Harry. But the story was so good I had to keep going.
Voice to the characters. Personality. Excellent representation of each.
The comments about poor presentation, sound quality, and lack of good storyline almost convinced me to skip this one. So glad I didn't. I enjoyed this one the most of all.
Harry Bosch wasn't the main character in this story.
Yes, I'm sure about that.
He is far from any of my favorite narrators.
An editor ought demanded Connelly write a new story as book 7.
I got the feeling that Connelly was in short of time with this book why he used "leftowers" from some of his earlier writings.
Good story but the narration ruined it. His characters sound nothing like other Connelly novels.
His Bosch sounds ridiculous.