9780316154055

City of Bones

Connelly, Michael

ISBN 10: 0316154059 / 0-316-15405-9
ISBN 13: 9780316154055
Publisher: Little, Brown
Publication Date: 2002
Binding: Hardcover
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Synopsis:
When the bones of a 12-year-old boy are found scattered in the Hollywood Hills, Harry Bosch is drawn into a case that brings up the darkest memories from his own haunted past.The bones have been buried for years, but the cold case doesnt deter Bosch. Unearthing hidden stories, he finds the childs identity and reconstructs his fractured life, determined that he not be forgotten. At the same time, a new love affair with a female cop begins to blossom for Boschuntil a stunningly blown mission leaves Bosch in more trouble that ever before in his turbulent career.The investigation races to a shocking conclusion and leaves Bosch on the brink of an unimaginable decisionone that will leave readers hungrily awaiting Michael Connellys next masterpiece.

Review:
Since his first appearance in 1992's Edgar-winning The Black Echo, Detective Hieronymous "Harry" Bosch has joined Dennis Lehane's Patrick and Angie, George Pelecanos's Derek Strange, and Greg Rucka's Atticus Kodiak in the pantheon of new-school hard-boiled detectives. Rather than giving Bosch a clever gimmick (like Jeffery Deaver's Lincoln Rhyme, who is a quadriplegic), Michael Connelly embraces the noir archetype: Bosch, an L.A. homicide detective, is a chain-smoking loner who refuses to play by his superiors' rules. Although he has quit smoking, Harry's still the same tightlipped outsider, taking each crime as a personal affront as he tries to cleanse his beloved city of the darkness he sees engulfing it.

In City of Bones, Connelly's eighth Bosch title, Bosch and his well-dressed partner, Jerry Edgar, are working to identify a child's skeleton, buried for 20 years in the forest off Hollywood's Wonderland Drive, and to bring the killer to belated justice. For Bosch this is more than just another homicide, as the mystery child, beaten and abandoned, comes to represent much of what he sees as evil in his city. Add in a tragic love affair with a fellow cop, complications from overzealous media, and the growing feeling that he's fighting a losing battle about which no one cares, and the usually stoic Bosch is pushed to his limits. This isn't the strongest plot Connelly has concocted for Bosch, but it leads to an ending the whole series has been building toward. The conclusion may not shock longtime fans, but it will leave them wondering where the series will go from here. --Benjamin Reese

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Review:
L.A.P.D. Homicide Detective Harry Bosch takes on another tough case--the murder of a young boy. All that remains are bones of the victim, dating the death twenty years before they're found on a canyon hillside. Peter Jay Fernandez's portryal of Bosch expresses the cop's dogged pursuit of the case, as well as his frustations with it. Yet, Fernandez doesn't quite seem to get into Bosch's skin, to be Bosch, as other narrators, notably Dick Hill, have in previous books. There just isn't the sharp edge and innate tension to any of the cops. Longtime fans may notice this, but for someone new to Bosch, the story and Fernandez's reading still make intriguing listening. R.F.W. © AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine

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