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by John Harvey
Pages: 272 pages
Publisher: Viking (March 26, 1992)
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Off Minor is John Harvey's fourth in the Charlie Resnick series. He loves American Jazz and he loves his cats. This British police procedural series introduces us to the detectives in Charlie's crew and we grow to know and like them all.
Off Minor is John Harvey's fourth in the Charlie Resnick series. It's as good as any of the earlier entries, which makes it smashing. - The Philadelphia Inquirer. Suffused with the dark, moody rhythms of the jazz that Resnick loves, Off Minor is a treat. When two little girls go missing and one is found murdered, Charlie fears he may be dealing with a serial killer. The story jumps quickly back and forth between characters and this method of story telling proves very effective after one becomes accustomed to it.
John Harvey can be depended upon to deliver a great story full of interesting and sometimes flawed characters as well as a wonderful puzzle to be solved via police investigation
John Harvey can be depended upon to deliver a great story full of interesting and sometimes flawed characters as well as a wonderful puzzle to be solved via police investigation. Jul 15, 2012 Bonnie rated it really liked it. Off Minor is the fourth in the Charlie Resnick series by John Harvey and the best. Harvey does a superb job of delineating characters, especially the men and woman of the Serious Crime Division.
The game was easy and there didn’t seem to be too many rules.
The game was easy and there didn’t seem to be too many rules n the daily paper at the home news, pages two and three. Oh, look, Dad, I see you’ve snatched all the headlines again. Black man awarded forty thousand after police beat him up in a racist frenzy and then made up a case against him. Another ESDA test shows officers changed their interview notes to secure a conviction.
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Little Gloria Summers' body has been found, hidden inside two plastic bin bags in a disused warehouse. Somewhere in the city, a child killer is on the loose, free to strike again. Then Emily Morrison vanishes on a sunny Sunday afternoon. A week later there are still no clues. Inspector Charlie Resnick is as appalled as the media. But years of patient police work have taught him a thing or two - including his conviction that those who jump to easy conclusions are often the last ones to solve a crime.
John Harvey (b. 1938) is an incredibly prolific British mystery writer. The author of more than one hundred books, as well as poetry and scripts for television and radio, Harvey did not begin writing professionally until 1975. Until then he was a teacher, educated at Goldsmiths College, London, who taught literature, drama, and film at colleges across England. After cutting his teeth on paperback fiction, Harvey debuted his most famous character, Charlie Resnick, in 1989’s Lonely Hearts, which the English Times called one of the finest crime novels of the century.
Includes the opening chapter of John Harvey's new Resnick novel Darkness, Darkness - 'A brilliant, important and moving book about the legacy of 1984, and where and who we are no. David Peace - out in paperback on 25 September.
Includes the opening chapter of John Harvey's new Resnick novel Darkness, Darkness - 'A brilliant, important and moving book about the legacy of 1984, and where and who we are no.
I just discovered the Charlie Resnick series and I am loving it!John Harvey has created a believable, compassionate protagonist in Charlie.
Off Minor by John Harvey is a police procedural story plotted on acts of gross inhumanity yet infused with uncommon humanity. These characters are breathing entities, so convincing and so compelling, that crime detection and absorbing personal dramas become one and the same in this book. - New York Daily News Little Gloria Summers' body has been found in a disused warehouse, and a week later, there are still no clues. I just discovered the Charlie Resnick series and I am loving it!John Harvey has created a believable, compassionate protagonist in Charlie. Charlie's a bit of a schlump-loves his food and isn't too concerned about grooming or fashion.
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Two months after she disappears, a six-year-old child is found dead Raymond Cooke is looking for revenge, not corpses. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.