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by Paul Levine
Author: Paul Levine
Publisher: Bantam; 1st edition (July 1, 1990)
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The New Book of Justice, 1545 . To speak for the dead. The witness is zipped up because he's worried. He's thinking, not about his answer, but of the reason for the question, trying to outthink you, trying to anticipate the next question. Let him stew in his own juice.
The New Book of Justice, 1545 . He would remember the sounds-the wailing sirens, the moans of the injured-and the smells, a smoky ashen stench that clung to hair and clothing. Late the first night, he slipped into the parking lot for some air, and he tasted the sky as the smoke rose above Miami's inner core. Another twenty seconds of silence.
To speak for the dead. The Coroner shall view the bodye and the woundes and the strokes, and the bodye shalbe buryed. And yf the Coroner fynde the bodye buried before his comminge, he shall not omitte to digge up the bodye. And when the inquest is sworne ye Coroner must inquire if ye person were slayne by felony or by misadventure. And after it shalbe enquired who were presente at the dede, and who be coulpable of the ayde, force, commandement, consent, or receite of suche felonies wittingly. Anthony Fitzherbert, The New Book of Justice, 1545 .
Since dead people piled up, speaking for them became the work of the coroner, the attorneys, law enforcement, and family. I will consider reading more in the Jake Lassiter series by Paul Levine. 3 people found this helpful. To Speak for the Dead is a fast-paced, suspenseful, legal thriller. This story moves like the wind, even the courtroom scenes. It is one of the few books I couldn't put down.
And after it shalbe enquired who were presente at the dede, and who be coulpable of the ayde, force, commandement, consent, or receite of suche felonies wittingly.
Also by Paul Levine: The new Jake Lassiter novel. The critics speak up for to speak for the dead: "Fascinating. Levine's judges are a howl, and his knowledge and use of Miami, both inner city and surrounding country, are provocative and expert. Jake Lassiter is attractive, funny, savvy and brave.
An international bestseller, Paul Levine's debut novel was named by the Los Angeles . I'm not sure what to say about this book.
An international bestseller, Paul Levine's debut novel was named by the Los Angeles Times as one of the best mysteries of the year. If you enjoy the suspense and thrills of John Grisham, Harlan Coben, Carl Hiaasen, and James Patterson, you'll love "To Speak for the Dead" from Paul Levine, winner of the John D. MacDonald fiction award. Levine has also been nominated for the Edgar, Macavity, International Thriller, and James Thurber prizes. To speak for the dead1.
Philip Corrigan entombed in a crypt aboveground, an ornate mausoleum with the design of Palmland, his largest shopping center, molded into the concrete.
Philip Corrigan entombed in a crypt aboveground, an ornate mausoleum with the design of Palmland, his largest shopping center, molded into the concrete specially with Corrigan dead two years. In Florida the ground is so damp, the tissues break down fast. I hate to tell you what corpses look like when you dig them up, mold on the outside, parasites and larvae on the inside. Mausoleum tombs are so rare these days, so expensive. But I guess he could afford i.
Levine knows his landscape as well as fellow Floridians John D. MacDonald or Carl Hiaasen, and his characters are at least as well developed and colorful.