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But I’m not an expert, and maybe it’s exactly plausible. A starred or boxed review indicates a book of outstanding quality. The books are good, and it’s fun to get “inside the mind” of Dexter, but because the plot of the book follows pretty closely to the first season of the TV show, it was hard not to make comparisons. Although Miami homicide is stumped, Dexter feels a kinship with the killer.

It wouldn’t look good if I was always right. In sum, an excellent read.

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

I have NOT seen the show. Looking for More Great Reads? I always did, after. Jul 04, Shannon Giraffe Days rated it it was amazing Shelves: Yet he’s ambivalent – he so admires this killer’s work, does he really want to dextr it end?

Killing makes me feel good. Anyway, our introduction to him is while he’s stalking a killer of children. This review is brought to you by the letter D. I have to say, Dexter is one of the most engaging and interesting – and understandableperverse as it may be – anti-heroes I’ve ever read.

The novel is the basis for a TV series on the cable drsaming Showtime. And his job as a blood splatter expert for the Miami police department puts him in the perfect position to identify his Meet Dexter Morgan, a polite wolf in sheep’s clothing.


The characterization of Dexter was excellent and I found myself engaged by him from the outset.

I very rarely like books from the point of view of a serial killer but Dexter is quite different. I gave Darkly Dreaming Dexter 4 stars. So, Harry instructed Dexter to live life according to a rigid code.

Book Review – Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay

The whole plot point of the dreaming was honestly annoying. I don’t watch TV often, so I haven’t seen the show, though I’ve heard of it.

I’d say I’d be friends with him, but he’s incapable. In the books as jeft the TV show, Darlky is absolutely enthralled by this other killer’s method of draining the bodies of blood, and recognizes that the killer is communicating with him. I’m not sure I would have liked riding along in Dex’s head for another pages. I’ve heard people say that the books are better than the series, but I don’t agree. With that in mind, Hollow Headed Harry figures if child rearing has given him a lemon Because lately there are these moments when I feel connected to something else Yet was there ever a more fascinating and affable murderer?

Will read one a month until I finish the series.

And his job as a blood splatter expert for the Miami police department puts dextwr in the perfect position to identify his victims. View Full Version of PW. Getting in mind of Dexter is never boring his insight is funny and his technique of killing is masterful. I have also, at times, been forced to read a James Patterson or John Grisham for lack of any other reading materials. Regardless, I detxer tell you that this series is on my list.


Paul Bennett is released from prison due to overcrowding and tries to establish himself in the kids’ lives.

Please try again later. I didn’t mind being in his head one little bit. Just the right amount of shivers tingling up your spine. Darkly Dreaming Dexter was also featured on an episode of Bookeda Canadian television series that investigates crime fiction novels through the eyes of real forensic science experts. And it really made me want to re-watch Dexter the series, and I hope I’ll have enough time to do that. Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay.

Just not right now. Wikiquote has quotations related to: She doesn’t discover Dexter’s secret until much later in the series, after many a close call. I often know how the killers are thinking. He doesn’t even see himself as human. View all 10 comments.

Darkly Dreaming Dexter

Is it because he, too is a serial killer and knows how they think? Meet Dexter Morgan, a polite wolf in sheep’s clothing. Mysteries and Thrillers are often hit-or-miss for me.