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Flesh Wounds | [Chris Brookmyre]

Flesh Wounds

When her father’s killer, Glen Fallan, is arrested for another murder, PI Jasmine Sharp enters an underworld where violence is a way of life and vengeance spans generations. DS Catherine McLeod has one major Glaswegian gangster in the mortuary and another in the cells for killing him - which ought to be cause for celebration. But this case is far more dangerous than it appears on the surface; deeper than skin, darker than blood.…
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Publisher's Summary

When her father’s killer, Glen Fallan, is arrested for another murder, PI Jasmine Sharp enters an underworld where violence is a way of life and vengeance spans generations. DS Catherine McLeod has one major Glaswegian gangster in the mortuary and another in the cells for killing him - which ought to be cause for celebration. But this case is far more dangerous than it appears on the surface; deeper than skin, darker than blood.…

©2013 Christopher Brookmyre (P)2013 W F Howes Ltd

What the Critics Say

"Prodigiously funny and inventive, here he takes crime fans exactly where they want to go." (Daily Telegraph)

"Tense, moving, and gloriously twisted." (Mark Billingham)

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    Robert Douglas Robb New Zealand 09-21-13
    Robert Douglas Robb New Zealand 09-21-13 Member Since 2011

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    "Excellent Detective Story plus very black humour"
    What made the experience of listening to Flesh Wounds the most enjoyable?

    The story was a cracker, twists and unexpected turns, with a satisfying finish


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Flesh Wounds?

    The final meeting with Doak


    Which character – as performed by Sarah Barron – was your favorite?

    Katherine


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Glasgow hardmen meet their match in a 7 stone girl. (I'll never eat a pumpkin again)


    Any additional comments?

    Superb, one of Brookmyre's best.

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  • Patricia
    scunthorpe, United Kingdom
    8/18/13
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    "A BRAW STOY"

    I enjoyed listening to this very much - so much that it stopped me doing things I should have been doing. It was a storyline with a lot of characters who took a while to come together and a surprisingly 'feel good' end. The story line was good and the narrator was good. I feel a wee bit sorry for non-Scottish listeners as Mr Brookmyre drops a fair few bits of the vernacular in there. Well done Mr B - I enjoy his crime novels much more than his Sc-iFi ones

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Geoff Cooling
    Ireland
    7/7/14
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    "Another excellent Jasmine Sharp story"
    What made the experience of listening to Flesh Wounds the most enjoyable?

    It was another great episode of the Jasmine Sharp world. In typical style Brookmyre weaves a believable Glasgow story with the usual characters. The truth is finally revealed about Jasmine's father as she tries to prove the innocence of her sometime protector and mentor Fallon.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Flesh Wounds?

    Probably the dispatch of the arch villain by Jasmine Sharp, horrifyingly icky.


    What about Sarah Barron’s performance did you like?

    As usual her performance was excellent, she gives life to the characters and the Glasgow turn of phrase is brought to life by her silky Scottish voice.


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Revenge of the bams!


    Any additional comments?

    Brookmyre's work is excellent, I have followed him for many years through many characters. Jasmine Sharp has grown as a character through the three books to a likeable, intelligent and Machiavellian character in true Brookmyre style. In fact the cast of regular characters have all grown into three dimensional people that you can't but fail to care for. If you are looking for a good taste of Glasgae wrapped up in a rip roaring story, this book is for you.

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  • peter
    Plymouth, United Kingdom
    9/10/13
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    "A really enjoyable listen"
    If you could sum up Flesh Wounds in three words, what would they be?

    Gripping, moving, funny.


    What did you like best about this story?

    It is hard to say. The storyline is excellent and follows on really well from the two earlier books in the series, the characters are extremely well drawn, it manages to be serious, tragic, and funny all at the same time. Also the narration and the Glasgow accents and speech forms are very droll but also help create the authentic atmosphere of the setting.


    Which character – as performed by Sarah Barron – was your favourite?

    None. They are all good. Or one could say that Glasgow itself becomes a character through the use of language, accent and dialect.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No, I wanted to savour it. I was sorry it ended.


    Any additional comments?

    I'll definitely listen to it again.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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