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Dennis Lehane

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Dennis Lehane was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts on August 4, 1965. He graduated from Eckerd College and the graduate program in creative writing at Florida International University. He has written several mystery novels including Darkness, Take My Hand; Sacred; and Shutter Island. A Drink näytä lisää Before the War won the 1995 Shamus Award for Best First Novel by the Private Eye Writers of America. Mystic River won the Anthony Award and the Barry Award for Best Novel, the Massachusetts Book Award in Fiction, and France's Prix Mystère de la Critique. Three of his novels, Mystic River; Gone, Baby, Gone; and Shutter Island were made into feature films. He also wrote, produced, and directed the film, Neighborhoods. His lbook, Moonlight Mile, concerns the mystery of finding a missing 16-year-old girl in Boston. Lehane's book, World Gone By, made several 2015 Bestseller lists including The New York Times, Publisher's Weekly, and USA Today. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän
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Tekijän teokset

Suljettu saari (2003) 7,503 kappaletta
Menneisyyden ote (2001) 5,897 kappaletta
Muisto vain (1998) 3,027 kappaletta
The Given Day (2008) 2,933 kappaletta
Täyttä sotaa (1994) 2,857 kappaletta
Pimeyden kutsu (1996) 2,155 kappaletta
Moonlight Mile (2010) 1,953 kappaletta
Koskematon (1997) 1,930 kappaletta
Live by Night (2012) 1,584 kappaletta
Since We Fell (2017) 1,361 kappaletta
Paahtavan taivaan alla (1999) 1,299 kappaletta
Prayers for Rain (2000) 885 kappaletta
World Gone By (2015) 716 kappaletta
Coronado (2006) 632 kappaletta
Likaista rahaa (2014) 625 kappaletta
Small Mercies (2023) 608 kappaletta
Boston Noir (2009) — Toimittaja — 295 kappaletta
Gone Baby Gone [2007 film] (2007) — Writer — 113 kappaletta
The Mighty Johns (2002) 94 kappaletta
Boston Noir 2: The Classics (2012) — Toimittaja — 64 kappaletta
Until Gwen (2004) 9 kappaletta
Golpe de gracia (2024) 6 kappaletta
[unidentified works] 4 kappaletta
The Wire 1 kappale
Hatets hjärta (2024) 1 kappale
Milk Fever (2009) 1 kappale
Quello era l'anno (2017) 1 kappale

Associated Works

Terroristit (1976) — Johdanto, eräät painokset972 kappaletta
The Best American Short Stories 2005 (2005) — Avustaja — 699 kappaletta
FaceOff (2014) — Avustaja — 505 kappaletta
The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century (2000) — Avustaja — 455 kappaletta
The Death of Sweet Mister (2001) — Esipuhe, eräät painokset408 kappaletta
The Best American Noir of the Century (2010) — Avustaja — 368 kappaletta
Suljettu saari (2010) — Original novel — 337 kappaletta
The Best American Mystery Stories 2005 (2005) — Avustaja — 190 kappaletta
Vengeance (2012) — Avustaja — 160 kappaletta
The Best American Mystery Stories 2010 (2010) — Avustaja — 154 kappaletta

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I feel bad writing this- but I found the book to be meh.

I read it because my friend recommended it to me. She loved it. Yet for me, it just kind of left me feeling empty and a little sad. Maybe the twist could have been better? I wonder if this was an instance of the movie being better than the book.
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annahuber13 | 299 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 7, 2024 |
DNF. I read three Dennis Lehane novels pre-librarything (pre-2009): Mystic River, Prayers for Rain, and Sacred. I didn't recall the books thus gave them two stars. Librarything average rating is upper three, low four. I saw Small Mercies had a solid 4.25 average rating. I gave it a shot, and glad I did. Very violent book and well done. Before getting to Prayers for Rain, I read The Given Day. That book was also entertaining, though had annoying parts. I gave Small Mercies and The Given Day four stars. Unfortunately, I then started Prayers for Rain. I did not enjoy it. I think some of the dialog and situations were supposed to be humorous, but it did not work. I see the reason for my original comment:
I read a couple by Dennis Lehane, but I gave up on him.
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mainrun | 21 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 28, 2024 |
Gotta say, I really enjoyed all but two of these stories (and of those two, one was just kind of there, the other was okay, but not to the level of the others).

Are all the stories truly noir? Well, noir covers a wide swath, yet I still think the genre was stretched a touch with some of the entries. But were they entertaining? Yes, yes they were. So, for that, I'll allow the latitude.

Good collection, definitely worth the read.
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TobinElliott | 8 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 24, 2024 |



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