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Y provide her answers she causes THE READER TO CONSIDER AND WEIGH reader to consider and weigh own answers She even address crime by those who feel they are entitled they all think they will be the one to get away with it Although this introspection oes slow the first part of the book she than makes up for that later Perry creates a very strong sense of time
and societal conventions yet often in subtle ways A character is admiring a particular painting societal conventions yet often in subtle ways A character is admiring a particular painting is *uite lovely he said instead looking at the little painting I think he * lovely he said instead looking at the little painting I think he well become professional Code pnal 2020 annot. dition limite - 117e d. don t you Henry smiled Actually it s a she so Ioubt it There is nothing fluffy about a Perry book She asks serious uestions addresses serious issues and makes you look at things in a way you may not have previously Although set in Victorian England all the issues she raises are just as relevant today At the same time the story has an excellent twist plenty of suspense The Peoples Songs drama and tension Blind Justice may be a bit of a morality play but it s also a cracking good and suspenseful mystery with possiblyevastating conseuences for one of the principal characters Although a bit slow and repetitive in the beginning one should always trust that Ms Perry will make it well worth your while to stay with it and read to the end You won t regret itBLIND JUSTICE Hist Mys MonkHesterOliver Rathbone London Vict VGPerry Anne 19th in seriesBallentine Books 2013 While I City of Big Shoulders didn t like this book as well as some Anne Perry books I ve read she is so superior to almost every other writer I ve been reading that sheeserves four stars even when she isn t at the top of her gameThat said I thought the way the uestion of what truly is justice was Blind Devotion (The Shifter Chronicles developed in this novel was terrific The secondary theme of what constitutes true friendship or love was wonderful too The beginning was hard to read up to Chapter 6 Iidn t want to watch the train wreck and kept putting the novel My Name is Bob down to reflect on the nature of fiction and how to keep myselfistant from characters I love oing the completely wrong thing Then things settled into a classic Anne Perry pattern and I couldn t put it own Her philosophy is so great I kept rereading the wonderful things said on page 161My criticisms are all spoilers so Billy Bragg don t read further unless you ve finished the book oron t careview spoilerI Polly Prices Totally Secret Diary didn t like the way Margaret Rathbone was handled on two counts First I still can t feel comfortable with the choice made several books ago when Anne Perryecided Oliver s marriage was not going to work out When we were introduced to Margaret her character was not this shallow nor were we prepared for her blind evotion to her father and now her father s memory However given the premise that we weren t told everything or enough about her in the earlier novels she certainly is eveloping along realistic lines for one in her position I can see the type of woman she is very clearlySecondly in this book she is the one who is revealed to be the snitch who causes Oliver to be arrested but I can t figure out how she knew he had the pornographic pictures Oliver himself thinks about her before his arrest and The Majors Daughter definitely has not told her about her father beueathing them to him he is sure she would not believe it anyway So howid she know he was the source of the picture showing up in court We were not told she was attending that trial and why would she Given her hatred of Oliver now she would not follow his cases So how in the few hours between Oliver recessing the fraud case for the night and Oliver s early morning arrest Miss Shumway Waves a Wand did she find out tell someone in charge with enou. Adored by his congregation stands accused of terrible corruption and fraud which has ruined the lives of those he's betrayedIn court each victim affirms Taft's guilt but when theefence's star witness tears their stories apart the case seems lost Rathbone realis. ,
Gh evidence to convince anyone to investigate and triumph with a nearly fully formed case against Sir Oliver by breakfast time Near the end of Sir Oliver s trial she is shown to be shocked to The Touch discover that her father had created the photographs held and used them and beueathed them to Oliver So howid she know Oliver had them earlierThe next problem I have is with the pictures themselves I wanted them to be On His Majestys Service destroyed so I was happy with the final scene But I thought that the revelations about them in court would include some repercussions to at least one or other people who were the subjects of those photographs I get that to have revealed them would bringown the government and possibly the Church and military so they Different Class did need to be suppressed for that time unlike today when the media wouldearly love a corruption scandal that large But I would like to know that the corruption in the power bases either will or won t keep interfering in Oliver s life I guess this may come up in future novels and that s why it wasn t wrapped up in this oneI was really looking for Judge York to be one of the subjects in the photographs it Would Have Explained His have explained his animosity toward Oliver and his barrister There were enough hints in that The Essential Good Food Guide dinner party I thought that Yorkisliked Oliver already I felt that Justice York s storyline was left Textbook of Wisdom dangling Perhaps he will come up in a future novel and all will be explained in that uarter Maybe he ll get his comeuppance be murdered and eventually Oliver will find happiness with Beata York after all One can wish hide spoiler The first hundred pages of this are absolutely tedious even repetitious than usual for Perry You could skip every other page without losing any of theetailsIt begins with Sir Oliver Rathbone newly appointed to the bench presiding over a fraud trial When it looks like the bad guys are going to prevail Rathbone must ecide whether or not to wield that secret weapon he acuired in the last book He makes the really stupid choice but only after a lot of tireso Although this book is in the Hester and William Monk series this is efinitely a story about Oliver Rathbone Sir Rathbone finds himself at the pinnacle of his career at the beginning of this book but because of an erro I ve always looked forward to new books in Anne Perry s William Monk series but I m afraid the series has outlived its vitality There s a good eal of repetition and many of the characters seem to be slogging along familiar paths Several of the previous books have provided intriguing or informative etails about Victorian England but there s little new to be learned from this oneI also
found the transformation of one character Margaret Rutherford something less than crediblethe transformation of one character Margaret Rutherford something less than credible an injustice to MargaretI still like the main characters of this series enough that I enjoyed some of the time I spent with them this time out but I m not very optimistic about next time I The City in Mind don t mind when characters reveal what they re thinking but there s too much of that in this novel The plot also seemed a bit stale as it spent a lot of time rehashing an earlier book I usually like the books in this series but this wasisappointing This book is great but it s also heartbreaking Rathbone Revenge (The Red Ledger does help bring justice to a case but in turn breaks the law and is procecuted for it and risks hangingue to unforseen conseuencesThe characters have to No One Wants You deal with the fact that even though Rathbone was morally right he was legally wrong and then wonder what the punishment should be for itRecommened 15 for child pornography blackmail and murder. Es he holds locked away a piece of evidence that could change the outcome of the trial and bring true justice but can he as the judge become involved Theecision Rathbone makes will The City Of Heavenly Tranquillity draw Monkeep into a angerous case that will shape the rest of both their lives. Like a good number of reviewers on I have been finding Perry s work increasingly and exasperatingly verbose repetitive
#and slow moving However I have always liked her main series characters particularly the women #slow moving However I have always liked her main series characters particularly the women Pitt and Hester
Now Monk So IMonk so I to try the latest in both series but whatever her women s virtues series But whatever her women s virtues over 50 novels in the same setting Perry is just about own to boilerplate paragraphs If a character steps out in the street a carriage with women in it will come past jingling and jangling Elsewhere there will be street criers andor noises that always include a istant hurdy gurdy or barrel organ By this stage I cd practically write these paragraphs myself The main reasons for abandoning Perry though are firstly the utter cluelessness of the etectives whose flapping round like a chicken with one foot nailed own has reached plague proportions This novel concerns the euivalent of a televangelist who like his later models has been shafting his congregation for their money The case goes to court without the prosecution bothering to check the claims of cooked accounts from Hester and Co which epend wholly on her previously Divine Beauty dishonest accountant And while the case runs its wearisome gamut through misdirected attempts to prove the bona fides of the witnesses rather than focus on the uestion Whatid the preacher Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone do with the money nobody until about the second last chapter even bothers to ask What s the preacher s stipend Whato his living conditions suggest about his actual income Let alone actually check the claims of the accountant that are the centre of the caseSure the physical investigation of the house has to be withheld so Monk can find a last minute clue to who actually committed the central murder but a plotline that enforces complete stupidity on the characters is not enough to compensate Nor though the novel sets up an interesting Down to the Sea in Ships dilemma for Sir Oliver Rathbone and I like the foreshadowing of vehement changes in his circumstancesid I find the final cutting of the Gordian Knot particularly convincing It Wife by Wednesday (The Weekday Brides, doesn t really solve any of the uestions the novel raises about theilemma but seems rather a strategy of Dog Years desperation inealing with a knot neither writer nor characters can undo I had mixed feelings about this book it is verbose and tedious in one sense as Perry looks at the justice system and the events leading up to the moral I m sorry to say that I think the MonkHester series has run its course I was eagerly awaiting this next installment but it seemed to cover old ground and Chain of Fire didn t reallyevelop the characters further except perhaps Rathbone I always prefer it when Perry stays out of the courtroom and focuses on the small The Devils Elbow (Mrs. Bradley, details of life in Victorian England Hopefully the next PittCharlotte book willo that First Sentence Hester let the hansom cab pass then crossed Portpool Lane and went in through the The Making of a Caribbeanpreneur door to the clinic for sick and injured prostitutes From the very beginning we are introduced to the main characters as well as being provided their backstories While this may not be strictly necessary for continuing readers it is a boon for readers new to the series and an author whooesn t take forget new readers is one to be commended Perry has wonderful ability for conveying insights into the lives of her characters and their thoughts They become very real people to the reader people about whom you care In this book that is particularly important Ms Perry excels at raising social moral and ethical issues and looking at them from various sides She poses uestions and while she ma. Winner of the Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Award for Best Historical Novel 2014Oliver Rathbone William Monk's close friend has presided brilliantly over his first cases as a judge But the next will bring a far greater challenge Abel Taft a charismatic minister. .