This is my first fictional crime novel so I can't really compare. Although I read it quite quickly (maybe because I was sick in bed!) it felt as if it lacked something.
Something that maybe gave it a bit of depth, credibility, something that made the book not only to try to look but also really feel unique.
Something that made it worth reading and savouring.
Most of the things written seem the usual stuff one expects from a mediocre layman to conjure after watching too much the Italian 8 o'clock evening news and the famous Porta Porta television show!
I had an impression that it was a good read so I bought it. The reader reviews on Amazon.co.uk were not kind to the book and most of them criticized how dull the conversations are. Then I felt they were harsh comments. But now after I read part 1 I changed my mind.
The writer was in police force before, therefore the conversations may be too 'down to the earth' and lacking imagination (or drama). I got bored after 70 pages....Continua