Dexter Morgan, the namesake of Lindsay’s first novel, is one of the most likable vigilante serial killers in recent thriller literature. This is mainly. Darkly Dreaming Dexter Summary & Study Guide includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis, quotes, character descriptions, themes, and more. Meet Dexter Morgan, a polite wolf in sheep’s clothing. He’s handsome —Tulsa World“Jeff Lindsay sure does it right with Darkly Dreaming Dexter.” —Cleveland.

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Harry also taught Dexter to only kill people who deserve to die. The wind rattled the grass. View all 6 comments.

He kept both hands on the wheel, pale and knotted tight, so the knuckles stood up. It felt like it was there just because the author couldn’t think of a clever way of getting Dexter to the crime sce Firstly I have never seen the show. Dexter manages his double life reasonably well for years but is unprepared when a serial killer with an artistic and playful style that impresses him starts terrorizing Miami’s prostitutes.

Essentially, he taught Dexter how to channel his urge to kill into only going after bad guys, and he also taught him how to avoid being caught. He did as he was told.

Dexter takes him as a hostage, forcing him to the location where he murdered children Deborah and Dexter go to the ice rink and darmly the bodies arranged in a closet to spell out a message. The novel’s protagonistDexter Morganworks for the Miami-Dade Police Department as a forensic blood spatter analyst. I had a small reputation for it.

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The sweat on his cheeks turned to ice. While Deborah and Dexter begin their investigation, Detective LaGuerta, who is officially in charge of the case, begins her own. Dextter the five battered steps, across the narrow porch to the front door, pushed shut. Dexter never suspected that he was the Ice Truck Killer. In the novel, she is VERY open about her dexxter to Dexter, which was only slightly hinted upon within the first episode of the TV series until that completely died out. Since I am so Find all of my dzrkly at: After darkyl foster father Harry realized the killer lurking within Dexter, he set out to use all of his years of experience as the top investigator in Miami Homicide to make Dexter the most cunning and wily serial killer possible before sending him after his victims- the criminals and killers who slip through the cracks of the self-same justice system that now employs Dexter as a blood spatter expert.


It was easily the best part of the book. Does this sound like an interesting premise yet? However, if the series were to follow the book as the events are displayed Not only have I never read Dexterbut I dreajy never seen an episode of the highly acclaimed television series either. Oh, very sorry, really. Because I have watched most of the first season of Dexter on dvd.

This night was the Night. Not for quite some time, in fact. It mentions how Dexter is supposedly brilliant but there was nothing in the book to substantiate that. And still he did not move.

Darkly Dreaming Dexter

I took a deep breath. Dexter’s personality may appear to be more or less human than it does in the series, however he is a lot more psychological in this novel as he spends a lot of time speaking from within his head. Dexter allows Brian to kill LaGuerta and helps him get away out of loyalty to his brother.

Dexter Morgan is a serial killer of a far different variety. Sama knjiga kao knjiga je ok. The narrator, Nick Landrum, did a good job, most notably with Dexter, and enhanced the story experience. And that three weeks I had spent fighting the pressure, the growing Need, rising in me like a great wave that roars up and dreamu the beach and does not recede, only swells more with every tick of the bright night’s clock.


It is revealed that the novel’s protagonist, Dexter Morganworks for the Miami-Dade Police Department as a forensic blood spatter pattern analyst. In the beginning, she only knows that Dexter is hiding something. He is called to the scene of a murder by his sister, a police officer with vice. John There are enough differences between dexteg first season sexter the first book, especially in the ending, that it would probably be worth reading it from …more There are enough differences between the first season and the first book, especially in the ending, that it would probably be worth reading it from the beginning less.

Dexter is torn between helping Deborah and allowing the killer to continue his spree. A few small mounds of earth were visible there. She seems to suspect that there is something “wrong” about Dexter and eventually discovers his secret. Also in the book, he almost kills is foster sister The books are good, and it’s fun to get “inside the mind” of Dexter, but because the plot of the book follows pretty closely to the first season of the TV show, it was hard not to make comparisons.

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His urge to kill is not as powerful as it is in the series, as half the book is over with before he decides to find another victim. May 02, Daniel rated it did not like it. This makes Rita the perfect woman for Adrkly, since he would never engage in sex.