Almost Blue . Carlo Lucarelli of the detective, the blind Simone and the killer, Lucarelli, master of Italian noir, weaves a gripping thriller. A review, and links to other information about and reviews of Almost Blue by Carlo Lucarelli. Almost Blue (Inspector Negro, book 1) by Carlo Lucarelli – book cover, description, publication history.

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Una traduzione di un tic verbale straniero poco riuscita, secondo me.

Almost Blue by Carlo Lucarelli (1 star ratings)

Julia rated it did not like it Feb 26, Set in modern Bologna, this book focuses on a someone who is killing students at the University of Bologna. A serial killer is terrorising the people of Bologna and rookie Czrlo Inspector Grazia Negro is determined to solve the case.

Simone spends his days in solitude, listening to Elvis Costello’s Almost Blue and scanning the radio waves of the city to eavesdrop on other people’s lives. It was an overdescribed thread throughout the book. See 2 questions about Almost Blue….

Anyway it was too jumpy and I got fed up. Tutti sembrano agire sulla base dell’istinto, non ci sono mai troppe spiegazioni. Violet, with red highlights. Topping everything off is Grazia Negro as lead investigator, new to the job and a woman at that, in what is clearly still a man’s world; Lucarelli fumbles a bit in driving that home so often “Her thoughts went to the container of tampons in her jacket pocket next to the spare Beretta cartridge clip” The murderer is a very scary guy and the mystery has many layers and convolutions.

Dec 16, Voss rated it it was amazing. Ilaria rated it did not like it Aug 15, No trivia or quizzes yet.


Almost Blue

Una giovane detective molto determinata scopre di essere donna, e carlp intera, in un universo tutto di uomini. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Other books almpst the series. It would have been nice if the book were another fifty pages or so to provide some meaningful background or better context to the story. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Almost Blue (Inspector Negro, book 1) by Carlo Lucarelli

Nowadays he lives in Mordano near Bologna. That’s seven missing lines ccarlo I’d really apreciate it. Almost Blue – US.

Almost Blue Author s: Here’s how Simone describes the murderer’s voice: While the serial killer and his motives are rather generic and in the conclusion, when he hears no more bells, decidedly anticlimcaticSimone and Grazia are more interesting characters.

Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. I was freaking out. You will only be needing the very edge of your seat on which to read this fast-paced thriller. Clairedaigle rated it did not like it Apr 05, Comunque ha qualche pregio. The bluest voice I’ve ever heard” p. Sarah Decombel rated it did not like it Oct 27, The Broker John Grisham. In perfetta sintonia, direi, lucarlli il film di Alex Infascelli, emozionante nelle atmosfere, ma carente di forza espressiva e interpretato in modo evanescente.


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Un altro deludente Lucarelli. Almost Blue – France. Already in his years of study, during his almoost for his thesis subject he got in touch with the material for his first two books, which take place during the time of fascism and the years immediately after the war.


To ask other readers questions about Almost Blueplease sign up. To ask other readers questions about Almost Blueplease sign up. Grazia is a great lead investigator although why why why the author chose to make her pre-menstrual is beyond me, did he want to ramp up the blood quotient even further? Un libro con alcuni pregi, ma anche con molti difetti fra cui senz’altro lo stile narrativo che non mi ha convinta del tutto.

Bruna Zendrini rated it did not like it Jul 22, Alice rated it did not like it Jan 24, That’s seven missing lines and I’d really apreciate it. I have to say that I was disappointed by this book. Return to Book Page.

Qui, invece, ogni tipologia di voce umana ha un suo colore. I was surprised by the narrative complexity. And the author seems waaayyyy to preoccupied with a woman having her period. Una scrittura meravigliosa e una scelta compositiva che mi ha lasciato davvero a bocca aperta: Simone is a young blind man who spends his days and nights up in his attic room listening to jazz much of the time, but also amusing himself by listening to the police scanner and to people’s cell phone conversations.

The only witness is a blind man, Simone, who eavesdrops on the city with scanners.