Remember “Who’s on first”? Someone said they peak at #3. To read this series start with the first ... Revisado en los Estados Unidos el 28 de enero de 2016. Was the publisher hounding him? I listened to the audio version of these books in the car and the narrator was excellent too. Basically, it has a "Midnight Run" feel to it - a private detective has to get a man somewhere the man doesn't want to go! Welcome back. But I would never recommend any to a friend, unlike certain (later) others that I would cheerfully force on a friend, knowing they'd thank me later. I've been on a mystery kick lately, and I've discovered some great books and authors I didn't previously know. While not groundbreaking or earth-shattering like "The Dawn Patrol" or "The Kings of Cool," Desert is a fine thriller read. To read this series start with the first one and you will read every one. Don Winslow at his grittiest will give you gravel rash .the Niel Carey books are much lighter a nd great holiday reads .what's not to enjoy. 'While Drowning in the Desert' is one of the series, and it's not Winslow at his best. It's kind of silly. Did he need the money? And that cactus on the cover really is 'flipping the bird'. Revisado en Reino Unido el 22 de mayo de 2013. Beyond the first novel, there are problems. "Drowning In The Desert" is probably the least popular of Winslow's Neal Carey series. And P.S. mentor at Friends of the Family (A Long Walk Up the Water Slide, 1994, etc.). Consider: Buddha's mirror taught me more about the Chinese Cultural Revolution than any textbook, and California Fire & Life made me the best fire expert this side of Red Adaire. Winslow is an artist weaving plots, while sowing unsaid fullness of characters. More of a short story than a full book. "Drowning" was a strange one but still held your interest to the end. It's kind of silly. Be the first to ask a question about While Drowning in the Desert. Has some good moments and leaves the Neal Carey story somewhat unresolved. It's actually pretty funny, even if some of the jokes. Utilizamos cookies y herramientas similares para mejorar tu experiencia de compra, prestar nuestros servicios, entender cómo los utilizas para poder mejorarlos, y para mostrarte anuncios. Edgar and Shamus Award-nominee Don Winslow combines breathless suspense, zany wit, and whiplash action in his latest novel featuring grad student/private eye Neal Carey. Well Natty is an old vaudevillian and he is non stop. It’s very funny, all the while paying admiring homage to the burlesque comedians of the thirties and forties. When he's in top form, NOBODY writes better. While Drowning in the Desert: Amazon.es: Don Winslow: Libros en idiomas extranjeros. I am really sorry this series appears to be over. Peppered with golden age Jewish stand-up classics! Read "A Cool Breeze," "Buddha's Mirror", "The Death & Life of Bobby Z" and "California Fire & Life" for the best of Don Winslow. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. También analiza las reseñas para verificar la fiabilidad. It's too bad, really --this is a pleasant enough little read, but compared to Winslow's other riveting and meticulously researched Neal Carey novels, this is just passable. The Neal Carey series (his first novels) are not that. También analiza las reseñas para verificar la fiabilidad. I have read most of Winslow's books and found him to be terrific. Natty, once a burlesque top banana, has a nonstop barrage of corny jokes, an eye for an aging cocktail waitress, and a chronic disappearing act. Well Natty is an old vaudevillian and he is non stop. Revisado en Reino Unido el 22 de mayo de 2013. Well that's a wrap. Don Winslow at his grittiest will give you gravel rash .the Niel Carey books are much lighter a nd great holiday reads .what's not to enjoy. It's clear that the author is bored with his detective, has no more to say about Joe Graham (who barely makes an appearance here) and confused about how to deal with Neal's domestic life. And right back out just as easily. Por favor, inténtalo de nuevo más tarde. is even known. Don't look for any more Neal Carey novels; the author is written out on that subject. Beyond the first novel, there are problems. The most wonderful thing about Don Winslow is how well he has honed his craft. Terceros autorizados también utilizan estas herramientas en relación con los anuncios que mostramos. And that is made worse because it is the final book in the series. While not as visceral as his recent work it's quite enjoyable as a stand-alone despite being the last book of the Neal Carey series. To create our... Edgar and Shamus Award-nominee Don Winslow combines breathless suspense, zany wit, and whiplash action in his latest novel featuring grad student/private eye Neal Carey. Ver todas las apps de lectura gratuitas de Kindle, Ver o modificar tu historial de navegación. And P.S. Se ha producido un error. Eventually the mobsters are caught and Natty is back in Palm Desert. And in the last 2 books it is hard to care about the characters in trouble. However, in this case, the shamus has to get an 80 something year old Jewish burlesque comedian out of Las Vegas, while some Nazi fellow tries to stop him! And bodyguard Neal, scorching through the trackless desert at eighty miles per hour, brooding on his inner child by freezing starlight, and looking down the barrel of one gun too many, is soon dodging vultures and on the brink of a surprise watery grave. I enjoyed this book so much that it felt like a novella to me. Having read every one of Neal's stories I wish there was another. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. While Drowning in the Desert (Neal Carey Mysteries, Book 5) [Don Winslow] on Amazon.com. and an assistantship at Columbia to follow, Neal Carey's roused from his Nevada nirvana by another phone call from Joe Graham, his p.i. While Drowning in the Desert (Neal Carey Mysteries): Amazon.es: Don Winslow, Joe Barrett: Libros en idiomas extranjeros