Deadlock has ratings and reviews. James said: Book Review VI’s back and this time it’s personal. Although it appears like her cousin, Bo. V. I. Warshawski, private investigator, Chicago, USA. People imagine private detectives to be tired-looking men in raincoats, but Vic is female. The fire ship — The long goodbye. Series Title: Oxford bookworms library., Stage 5., Crime & mystery. Responsibility: Sara Paretsky ; retold by.

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Also I am starting to realize that most of the cops in this series are inept as hell. It managed to keep me mildly entertained while driving me crazy at the same time.

This can lead to all kinds of difficulty but of course she always comes out the other side smelling of roses. She’s tough, beautiful, carries a gun – and goes on asking questions until she gets answers.

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Never wanna read this again. Apr 06, Adam Windsor rated it really liked it Shelves: I enjoyed this particular one so much that I am moving straight on to the next in the series Sara Paretsky writes novels about a Private Investigator called V.

I totally guessed wrong which is par for the course for me when it comes to mystery novels. There she ferrets out eara cousin’s killer — but nearly gets painted out of the picture — permanently! For more ways of using Bookworms in and out of class watch the Oxford Big Read step-by-step video tips with downloadable worksheets.


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State Library of NSW. Skip to content Skip to search. It seemed to take forever to get to the end for me. Vic is frequently seeking out pay phones, and checking in with her answering service! They will go into the category of fun palette cleanser.

Perfect for use in and out of class the Oxford Bookworms Library gives you: Medium [sound recording] Physical Description 8 sound cassettes 9 hr: In this book, Vic has a personal stake in unraveling the mystery when her cousin dies under mysterious circumstances.

It’s two books in and I am tired of reading about how Bobby hates what V. Written thirty years ago,it seemed stale. Books by Sara Paretsky. Partesky also balances a fair amount of grittiness in the book again often not seen with a female protagonist with the aara of V.

Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. Seriously at times I had to go downstairs and tidy up my house since I was getting second hand issues over the messiness I was reading about in this book. To include a comma in oxrord tag, surround the tag with double quotes. So she goes on asking questions. Sara Paretsky writes novels about a Private Investigator called V.

oxforc Warshawski, private investigator, Chicago, USA. None of your libraries hold this item. So she started to find out who killed his cousin. Warshawski 2 by Sara Paretsky Goodreads Author. To ask other readers questions about Deadlockplease sign up. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

As the book came to about halfway thru I released I was so wrong.

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Deadlock (V.I. Warshawski, book 2) by Sara Paretsky

When her cousin Boom Boom dies in an accident, Vic is naturally upset. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Paretdky book was written about ! Be the first to add this to a list.

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So she goes on asking questions I’s father’s old friend Bobby, and her contact at one of ozford papers, Murray. Warshawski, a female private investigator. Look inside Share Print. I was a little surprised at the body count for this book, but that just keeps me on my toes. No Pagetsky or Mr Contreras though. It’s even better the second time through. It might be my age or my current mood, but I just didn’t have the patience to go back and study the descriptors after the pace of the story carried me away from the scene.

I lived thru that era of sexism, and I also made reactionary decisions that I wouldn’t have otherwise made, but I’m not sure if that really is well described for contemporary audiences. Published Osney Mead, Oxford: Praetsky 26, Lisbeth Zabihi rated it liked it Shelves: Her male voices are believable.

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 5: And under most circumstances I can figure my way around depending on how the character is reacting and how the author shares the information. Apr 20, Connie rated it really liked it.

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