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Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead (Claire DeWitt Series #1)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

27 out of 28 people found this review helpful.

An excellent mix of Pynchon and Hunter S. Thompsonstyle writing style with a great story line.

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I put off purchasing this book because I thought it might be a mediocre PI novel. I also don't really care for New Orleans. I was pleasantly surprised. I could not put this down. The main character is very authenttic and downright lovable. The...
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I put off purchasing this book because I thought it might be a mediocre PI novel. I also don't really care for New Orleans. I was pleasantly surprised. I could not put this down. The main character is very authenttic and downright lovable. The story is witty and never takes itself too seriously. This is the best novel I have read in over a year. I highly recommend it. Awesome read!

posted by Ian_Mule on July 23, 2012

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6 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

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Well, thanks to the long winded posters hellbent on spoiling books for others here is yet another book i cant get because u ruined it by revealing every detail of the book. Get a grip and stop ruining it for others. We have the synopsis which tells just enough to peek y...
Well, thanks to the long winded posters hellbent on spoiling books for others here is yet another book i cant get because u ruined it by revealing every detail of the book. Get a grip and stop ruining it for others. We have the synopsis which tells just enough to peek your interest. We do not need u telling every detail, thereby ruining the book. U have been reported to bn and i hope everyone else who is as sick of u ppl that persist in revealing every plot point will report u too. U must be stopped. Start a blig if u want to dissect every sentence but stop doing it here.

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  • Posted November 27, 2012

    Very interesting novel with a great mix of philosophy and myster

    Very interesting novel with a great mix of philosophy and mystery. Claire is a unique protagonist who draws you into the story. The depiction of New Orleans is pretty spot on, surprised to see it isn't the author's home town. As a Louisiana resident Katrina and the healing that continues are very vivid. Sara Gran captured the way it haunts us.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 9, 2013

    Sample is good so far

    Will buy it

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  • Posted November 16, 2012

    Pretty dang good read!

    Ok, so sometimes I will buy a cheap book thinking "What the heck, it's 3 bucks" and I usually am always disappointed, but this time I was not! Starts out a little slow but picks up quickly. It has some twists and turns and just raunchy enough to give the characters some personality! I was actually disappointed that the follow up to this book has not been released, but I will definitely buy if and when she does release it!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 9, 2012

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    I did not always find this a comfortable read, but I was very intrigued by the seriously flawed and infinitely interesting main character. I would definitely read more Claire DeWitt stories.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 14, 2012

    Worth it

    Unsure at the beginning, but completely engrossed by the end. Gran wrote what we all are looking for: a unique, original character that we can love. Hope this series continues!

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