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Darkly Dreaming Dexter

While it was a good story it always felt like something was missing. Sep 19, Pages Buy. We’re gifted with a lot more of Dexter’s flashbacks and his aversion to blood than in the lindsa, if you can believe that. The final season of the Showtime series was such a disappointment that it is offensive to most fans of the show.

And Lindsay deserves kudos for coming up with the concept. I certainly don’t talk about it, but it’s there always, this Dark Passenger. Dexter’s adoptive sister, Deborahwho is also on the force and wants to dreamibg promoted to Homicide — and knowing that her brother has eerie “hunches” — asks him for help in solving the case. Jul 04, Shannon Giraffe Days rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sep 19, Pages.

I’ve heard the show is better but I’m not sure if I want to try it again. In sum, an excellent read.

Anyway, our introduction to him is while he’s stalking a killer of children.

View all 8 comments. Dexter frequently interacts with Astor and Cody and is shown to be a father figure to them.

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Jun 28, Pages Buy. But when a series of brutal murders bearing a striking similarity to his own style start turning up, Dexter is caught between being flattered and being frightened—of himself or some other fiend. He has also worked as a musician, singer, comedian, actor, TV host, improv actor, and dishwasher. Pages to import images drwaming Wikidata. Spero di trovare il secondo presto. Maybe he doesn’t have the same sort of empathy that most people have, but his odd version of a moral code and the reasons behind it make me think he does have more of a capacity to feel than he believes.


His hobby-related career as a blood-splatter analyst by day, and his moonlighting as a killer of killers by night.

Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter, #1) by Jeff Lindsay

This book is about Dexter, our friendly neighbourhood serial killer. It quite fails to function as a mystery; at no time does anyone successfully piece together evidence or clues to get closer to catching the offscreen serial killer the book focuses on.

Since a lot of other people seem to have liked it, it may just jrff a matter of taste, but That alone is such a poor writing trick that it lowered this rating from four stars to three. A psychological thriller in the best sense of the genre. Dexter has an interesting voice, and I love the idea that even if drraming that damaged and broken, you can still choose to be the best version of yourself. It’s been years since there’s been a thriller debut as original as this one by Lindsay, who takes a tired subgenre—the serial-killer novel—and makes it as fresh as dawn.

Whats not to love?? Jeff Lindsay does a fantastic job. He immediately tells her that she is right “for all the wrong reasons,” which is blatantly untrue and presumably only there to make him sound smarter. Being in Dexter’s brain as we are throughout the bookwe learn that he has what he refers to as a Dark Passenger, and it’s this part of him that urges and pushes him to kill.


If you watched TV series but haven’t yet picked up this book, give it a shoot. He’s a bit Batman-ish, in a nerdy way, the dark avenger or something silly like that.

Somewhere not so far away he was searching for his next victim, sliding through the city like a shark around the reef. Or is there another killer out there with deeply personal knowledge of Dexter and his methods? Despite the fact that he can’t stand the sight of blood, he works as a blood-spatter analyst for the Miami police.

Not once, not a single episode. The killer kidnaps Deborah and brings Dexter to the scene, revealing that his sister is being held in the same shipping container Dexter’s mother Laura was held in.

View all 19 comments. Or is that just a lie limdsay Dark Passenger tells me?

He thinks like a killer, yet still comes across as somewhat naive and innocent. Brian Moser dates Debra under the alias Rudy Cooper, proposes to her, and then kidnaps her.

Oh Moon, glorious Moon Why did’nt I pick this up when it was first released is beyond me!

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