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by Peter Robinson

eBook Blood at the Root download ISBN: 1564312232
Author: Peter Robinson
Publisher: Sunset Productions; Abridged edition (October 1, 1997)
Language: English
ePub: 1405 kb
Fb2: 1911 kb
Rating: 4.7
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Category: Mystery
Subcategory: Mystery

An Inspector Banks Mystery. Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks stood in the rain and watched Peter Darby finish photographing the scene, bursts of electronic flash freezing the raindrops in mid-air as they fell.

An Inspector Banks Mystery. By rights, he shouldn’t be there. Not in the rain at half past one on a Saturday night. As if he didn’t have enough problems already. He had got the call the minute he walked in the door after an evening alone in Leeds at Opera North’s The Pearl Fishers.

Blood at the Root was published in 1997 but the themes of racial bias and drugs have held up for 20 years since publication and if anything, have intensified as relevant issues. Robinson's writing is strong with depth and dimension to characters and scenes. The plot seems somewhat weak.

Author: Peter Robinson. Inspector Alan Banks’ ninth case sees him investigating the murder of a young racist. A man who, it seems, has lived by the sword and now died by the sword. But it is never that simpl. night at the opera had offered Chief Inspector Alan Banks a temporary respite from his troubles – both at work and at home. But the telephone call summoning him to Easlvale brings him back to reality with a bump. For the body of teenager Jason Fox has been found in a dirty alleyway.

Susan waved, stopped at the bar for her usual St. Clement’s and went over to join him. She put the copy of Classic CD that she’d bought at the newsagent’s on the bench beside her.

Peter Robinson u to town, then? she asked. I had a couple of boxes of stuff to deliver to your records officer. It’s not all computers, you know. Gavin raised his glass.

New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author Peter Robinson brings us a tantalizing tale of suspense in this classic Inspector Banks thriller. In the long shadows of an alley a young man is murdered by an unknown assailant. The shattering echoes of his death will be felt throughout a small provincial community on the edge-because the victim was far from innocent, a youth whose sordid secret life was a tangle of bewildering contradictions.

Blood at the Root book. New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author Peter. Delving into the complicated human psyche, Blood at the Root showcases Peter Robinson’s singular talent in an exceptional novel of suspense that will linger in readers’ minds long past the final page.

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Inspector Alan Banks' ninth case sees him investigating the murder of a young racist. He has been kicked to death.

A member of a neo-Nazi hate group is found stomped to death, and Inspector Banks at first thinks it's an open and shut case--except for the nagging feeling that there's an even darker side to the murder. Soon Banks finds himself caught up in a violent maelstrom of hate, greed, and twisted philosophy and must put his life on the line to find the truth. Available now. 2 cassettes. .
Comments: (7)
When the badly beaten body of a young man is found in an alley late one Saturday night, Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks not surprisingly assumes that it was the result of a drunken pub fight gone too far, but very soon he discovers that it is far more complicated than that. The victim was a known racist who had had a run-in with some Pakistani youngsters earlier that very same night, but even bringing those youths in for questioning is a delicate matter. And then there’s the question of the young man’s racist associates, who are only too pleased to blame the Pakistani kids…."Dead Right" is the ninth Inspector Banks novel, and one that includes far more than just the crime. There is the matter of British racism and nationalism, not an easy topic to tackle, and Banks must also deal with trouble in his own home, as well as the machinations of a superior officer who has it in for him. Quite a rich mix this time around, and definitely worth reading, but be aware that the final scene is particularly gruesome and might not be for everyone. Recommended!
Peter Robinson's Inspector Banks' series is one of my favorites and I always enjoy accompanying Banks on a case. Blood at the Root was published in 1997 but the themes of racial bias and drugs have held up for 20 years since publication and if anything, have intensified as relevant issues.
Robinson's writing is strong with depth and dimension to characters and scenes. The plot seems somewhat weak. However, in this edition, Banks finds his life both professionally and personally burdened with tumult which makes picking up the next volume in the series a must for me.
Though the book title is a line from the Billie Holiday song Strange Fruit about lynching in the American South, this tale of racial hatred is set in DCI Banks' West Yorkshire territory, and is between a group of law breaking Skinheads and their Pakistani neighbors. Very well written and nuanced regarding the seeds of racial intolerance (the murdered boy's grandfather let a comment slip about his Jewish landlord, and feels a deep shame and responsibility upon learning of his grandson's involvement in a Nazi loving hate group, when he himself had helped liberate the camps after World War II), it is always an enjoyable and educational experience reading a DCI Banks story. I'm looking forward to seeing this one filmed for the TV series of which I am a huge fan.
This is an earlier Inspector Banks novel, number nine in the series. I somehow missed it when it was released, so I was glad for a chance to fit it into the series. It was one of Peter Robinson's neat, well-written mysteries, full of interesting characters and clever plot twists. I love this series! It never disappoints. The specifics of plot don't even need description. If you like good, modern British police procedural you will enjoy this book.
Peter Robinson is always a good read,and this is no exception. I don't think this is one of his best, but I still recommend it. The Banks series continues on course and it is always good to get back among the various characters that make up the Banks team.
Peter Robinson always writes a fine novel: good pacing, well-developed characters, a plot which moves steadily and capably toward its denouement. And this one is no exception although the ending was, in my estimation, disappointing. But up until that point, Robinson lays out for us a feast -- or at least a nice lunch. He takes his characters, especially Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks, through no small amount of emotional travail, which gives the book added poignancy. But the ending was weak in that ...well, you'll just have to see. I've read all Robinson's Banks books and this is a good one, just not one of his best.
This is a gripping read but the author doesn't quite tie it all together in the end. This is a generic problem with detective fiction. You want all the loose ends brought together. That is why detective fiction is so appealing. It has a beginning and an end. Sometimes it seems as though the authors get tired of their stories before the readers do.
Llewellyn King
DCI Banks. What’s not to love...