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In South Carolina, a young black man faces the death penalty for the rape and murder of Marianne Larousse, daughter of one of the wealthiest men in the state.

In South Carolina, a young black man faces the death penalty for the rape and murder of Marianne Larousse, daughter of one of the wealthiest men in the state. It's a case that nobody wants to touch, a case with its roots in old evil, and old evil is private detective Charlie Parker's specialty.

John Connolly at the 2011 Miami Book Fair International. Connolly also tours to promote the launch of his books. The White Road (2002). The Reflecting Eye (2004) (novella contained within Nocturnes). 1968-05-31) 31 May 1968 (age 51) Dublin, Ireland. In 2007, he made book store appearances in Ireland, United Kingdom, United States, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Taiwan to promote The Unquiet. John Connolly signing a copy of The Black Angel, 2005. The seventh book in the Charlie Parker series, The Reapers, was published in 2008. The Black Angel (2005).

Читать онлайн The White Road. The fourth book in the Charlie Parker series. I. Who is the third who walks always beside you?

The fourth book in the Charlie Parker series. It's a case that nobody wants to touch, a case with its roots in old evil, and old evil is private detective Charlie Parker's speciality. Who is the third who walks always beside you?

John Connolly will sign my book, and I'll tell him about the Daughters of the Confederacy who wore long black veils .

John Connolly will sign my book, and I'll tell him about the Daughters of the Confederacy who wore long black veils and dresses with white gloves and marched behind the funeral cortege of the Hunley crew. And show him a bumper sticker from Roger Bowen's Confederate store that says WHITE BY BIRTH, SOUTHERN BY GRACE. There is some continuity between The White Road and Connolly's previous book The Killing Kind as Charlie Parker is now settling into a new house and life with his pregnant partner Rachel in Maine. There is also some follow through with the Faulkner character from the Killing Kind.

John Connolly is author of the Charlie Parker mysteries, The Book of Lost Things, the Samuel Johnson novels for young adults and, with his partner, Jennifer Ridyard, co-author of the Chronicles of the Invaders.

Часто встречающиеся слова и выражения. John Connolly is author of the Charlie Parker mysteries, The Book of Lost Things, the Samuel Johnson novels for young adults and, with his partner, Jennifer Ridyard, co-author of the Chronicles of the Invaders. John Connolly's debut - EVERY DEAD THING - introduced the character of Private Investigator Charlie Parker, and swiftly launched him right into the front rank of thriller writers. All his subsequent novels have been Sunday Times bestsellers.

THE WHITE ROAD is book in John Connolly's "Charlie Parker" series

THE WHITE ROAD is book in John Connolly's "Charlie Parker" series.

Author: John Connolly. In South Carolina, a young black man faces the death penalty for the rape and murder of Marianne Larousse, daughter of one of the wealthiest men in the state. It’s a case that nobody wants to touch, a case with its roots in old evil, and old evil is private detective Charlie Parker’s speciality. But Parker is about to make a descent into the abyss, a confrontation with dark forces that threaten all that Parker holds dear: his lover, his unborn child, even his soul.

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I’ll be in touch, I said, then hung up. My room was at the front of the inn, facing out onto Greene Street. I took the mattress from the bed and laid it on the floor, arranging the sheets loosely on top of it. I undressed, then lay close to the wall beneath the window. The chain was on the door, there was a chair in front of it, and my gun lay on the floor beyond my pillow.

2002 Signed First Hodder & Stoughton Hardcover Edition (British) Signed: by author Full number line: 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 Very Good+/Very Good+ Dust jacket is in very good+ condition wrapped in a mylar protective cover. Flaws: Minimal signs of shelf wear on fold tips. Book is in very good+ condition, boards and spine are straight, pages clean, no remainder mark. Flaws: Page edge toning/tanning (light) can be seen; Fading at bottom edge of spine (1/8" strip) from sun exposure. This copy was an original purchase and read once. Very good+ used copy of this title with flaws noted.

Comments: (7)

Keel
I bought the entire Charlie Parker series on a whim, and I have to say it will be a chore to read them all. John Connolly seems to like writing about gruesome or sadistic murders (in the first one in the series his wife is skinned alive, yuck!), which would probably interest a shrink. Also, there are so many different names in each story and so much jumping back and forth between locations and timeframes, that you almost need an index to keep track of them all. Not the best bedtime read if you want to avoid nightmares!

Other than that, I think he is a good writer and I do like his occasional attempts at humor, which lighten the mood somewhat.
Felolv
Dublin-based John Connolly gives his private detective Charlie Parker a little peace after his last adventure in the woods of northern Maine in THE KILLING KIND. Parker has sold his grandfather's house in Scarborough and now shares a new home with his girlfriend Rachel, a criminal psychologist and profiler from Boston who is pregnant with their first child. He also has adopted a golden retriever named Walter.

Don't fret, Connolly readers. Your favorite P. I. is soon drawn to darkness when, with Rachel's blessing, he makes a trip to the Deep South to help an old friend investigate the brutal murder of a rich man's white daughter in Grace Falls, S. C. Imprisoned for the crime is a young black lad whose family has had history with the wealthy Larousses since an ancestor flooded their rice fields with salt water many years ago.

Parker soon becomes acclimated to South Carolina...and conjures up the villains of the story. Landron Mobley, recently fired from the S. C. Corrections Department in Columbia for having "improper relations" with inmates. Roger Bowen, a neo Nazi and head of the militant racist movement called White Confederacy. The freak Kittim with his "pinkish-purple face with whispy clumps of hair attached to the flaking skull."

And we readers are treated to a great visual tour of Charleston, Columbia, and the Congaree River Wilderness of South Carolina: The Inn at Claussen's in Columbia built within the walls of the largest bakery of the South in 1928. The Piggly Wiggly grocery stores. The Citadel, once a fortress, now a military college. The spot where Denmark Vesey and his followers lay slain after their failed slave revolt in 1822. (Connolly must have done his research before the Confederate submarine, the Hunley, was raised from Charleston Harbor in 2000, but adventure writer Clive Cussler and a NUMA team were there.)

Meanwhile back in Scarborough, Rachel is being stalked by the hunchback schizo Cyrus Naim, who was incarcerated with the demonic preacher Faulkner (a villain from THE KILLING KIND). Charlie has asked a local policeman named MacArthur, who looks for women in the personal ads of the Portland Phoenix, to check in on her. And hires a black man, who wears a Klan Killer t-shirt and is lactose intolerant, to watch over her, too.

I purchased a first US edition of THE WHITE ROAD for my Irish crime collection. Maybe I'll get to the worldwide mystery convention in Cleveland in 2012 and get it signed. What I'd like to do is go back to Ireland and sit in The Gutter Book Shop in Dublin's Temple Bar area. John Connolly will sign my book, and I'll tell him about the Daughters of the Confederacy who wore long black veils and dresses with white gloves and marched behind the funeral cortege of the Hunley crew. And show him a bumper sticker from Roger Bowen's Confederate store that says WHITE BY BIRTH, SOUTHERN BY GRACE. After all, I was born and grew up in South Carolina.

From the epilogue: "...together we work...our hands touching, brushing against each other, their presence with us in the breeze on our faces and the water flowing beside us: children gone and children yet to come, love remembered, love remaining; the lost and the found, the living and the dead, side by side together.
...On the White Road..."
Onath
This story is well told but it was conceived by a sick and twisted mind. At times it was difficult to read because it veered off into depraved musings that didn't really add much to the story except to impress upon me the sickness of the mind behind it. All in all, I can't say that I really enjoyed it because it was dark and gruesome. Perhaps that was as the author intended.
cyrexoff
There is some continuity between The White Road and Connolly's previous book The Killing Kind as Charlie Parker is now settling into a new house and life with his pregnant partner Rachel in Maine. There is also some follow through with the Faulkner character from the Killing Kind. The White Road takes place mostly in South Carolina where an old crime is coming back to the surface and Charlie Parker heads south at the instigation of an old friend to help him with a case he has. Although Angel and Louis do not feature as much in this book we do do learn much about their background and get a much more detailed insight into their characters even though they do not play as much of a role in The White Road. If you liked Connolly's previous books you will love this latest offering.
Thorgaginn
Granted, his books have for the most part been read out of order at my house. I read and re-read so everything comes together perfectly I love Mr. Connolly's use of the English language, the way his words flow together and paint a picture in my minds eye and that is exactly why no matter how much I love the mans written word I'm finding it very difficult to continue reading of The White Road. It was mentioned that although it was a favorite to write for the author it has more than once made me put it down and walk away with a queasy stomach and mental pictures that I can't easily erase
misery
I am a HUGE Fan. So, I have been reading the Charlie Parker series for so long, but never read the first one - don't know why..
Anyway, bought it and read it and decided to read all the books again.

That's how good this series is - 5 stars!!!!
Gtonydne
Disclaimer: I am in love with Charlie Parker, the protagonist on John Connolly's excellent series. The White Road is no exception. The plot is complex, and once again Charlie finds himself haunted and hunted by forces just outside the norm. What makes this and the other books so outstanding is the depth of characterizations of Charlie, Louis, and Angel, his "unusual" friends. John Connolly is a masterful writer!
Connolly is my very favorite author who never disappoints. I had read this a while back but re-read this summer. Worth the price of admission every time! If you are new to the series this is a great way to get to know the main characters. An easy read with likeable characters, this story focuses more on Louis' back story and somehow you learn to love a killer. Like with all Parker books, the only problem is that they end!
The white road download epub
Author: John Connolly
ISBN: 0340821183
Category: No category
Language: English
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton (2002)
Pages: 410 pages