This is a very "noir" crime novel, as in the likes of Dashiell Hammett. Ray is a deeply flawed, very violent man, with a penchant for introspection. T..Show More »he character is drawn with exquisite detail. So is the city of Chicago in which it takes place.
The plot hums along at a most satisfactory pace. The narrator is superb. My one nit is his mispronunciation of the street name Armitage!
This award-winning novel is a must for all Chicagoans, and for devotees of crime fiction everywhere.
I wonder why Audible hasn't given it more visibility.
I just finished listening to trigger city and I thought it was great! The hero is a down to earth big city type that is wonderfully read by Mr. Barre..Show More »tt. If you like Elvis Cole, Joe Pike or Wambaugh's characters you will love Trigger City