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Mystic River When They Were Children, Sean Devine, Jimmy Marcus, And Dave Boyle Were Friends But Then A Strange Car Pulled Up To Their Street One Boy Got Into The Car, Two Did Not, And Something Terrible Happened Something That Ended Their Friendship And Changed All Three Boys Forever Twenty Five Years Later, Sean Is A Homicide Detective Jimmy Is An Ex Con Who Owns A Corner Store And Dave Is Trying To Hold His Marriage Together And Keep His Demons At Bay Demons That Urge Him To Do Terrible Things When Jimmy S Daughter Is Found Murdered, Sean Is Assigned To The Case His Investigation Brings Him Into Conflict With Jimmy, Who Finds His Old Criminal Impulses Tempt Him To Solve The Crime With Brutal Justice And Then There Is Dave, Who Came Home The Night Jimmy S Daughter Died Covered In Someone Else S Blood A Tense And Unnerving Psychological Thriller, Mystic River Is Also An Epic Novel Of Love And Loyalty, Faith And Family, In Which People Irrevocably Marked By The Past Find Themselves On A Collision Course With The Darkest Truths Of Their Own Hidden Selves. Writing this review as I sit here watching Sean Penn discover the brutal death of his daughter, kicking myself once again because this is another book I should of read a long time ago Just glad in a way that I also hadn t seen the film and blown a powerfully compelling ending that managed to stay just out of my grasp until two pages before the big reveal Mystic River is a riveting character driven crime thriller about three boys, one abducted and forever scarred with what he endured, all grown Writing this review as I sit here watching Sean Penn discover the brutal death of his daughter, kicking myself once again because this is another book I should of read a long time ago Just glad in a way that I also hadn t seen the film and blown a Just before picking this book up my first Lehane it won t be my last I came across a quote by him illuminating the working class, blue collar nature of noir In Greek tragedy, they fall from great heights In noir, they fall from the curb I love this quote It slices right to the heart of who we are reading about, and even why we are reading about them In Mystic River, Lehane is shooting from both barrels he intuitively knows who he is writing about and where the gritty, depressed, w Just before picking this book up my first Lehane it won t be my last I came across a quote by him illuminating the working class, blue collar nature of noir In Greek tragedy, they fall from great heights In noir, they fall from the curb I love this quote It slices right to the heart of who we are reading about, and even why we are reading about them In Mystic River, Lehane is shooting from both barrels he intuitively knows who he is writing about and where the g Find all of my reviews atWe bury our sins here We wash them cleanMystic River was another selection of mine for the already completed Read to Reel challenge at my local library Although I ve owned this book for years, for whatever reason it remained on the hysterectomy shelves untouched until the librarian forced my hand A Jimmy knelt down by the river and plunged his hands in it, oily and polluted We bury our sins here We wash them clean I have now within a month listened to what I have heard from Goodreads friends are the three best novels from Dennis Lehane, Since We Fell, Shutter Island, and Mystic River At this point, I have seen two film adaptations of his books that I liked very much, Mystic River and Gone, Baby, Gone I haven t read any of his other books yet , but this one, based on a quick loo Jimmy knelt down by the river and plunged his hands in it, oily and polluted We bury our sins here We wash them clean I have now within a month listened to what I have heard from Goodreads friends are the three best novels from Dennis Lehane, Since We Fell, Shutter Island, and Mystic River At this point, I have seen two film adaptations of his books that I liked very much, Mystic River and Gone, Baby, Gone I haven t read any of his other books yet , but this one, based on a quick look at the range of them, is pretty much a masterpiece I thought it was a great movie, se Three young boys Three young lives A car with two scoundrels in the road Silence.Many years later, a murder of someone s daughter Life had a story to tell Friendship broke out in different voices I m not going to say much about this book An excellent, gritty, somber, literary, psycho thriller The murder mystery denied mesleep I wanted to cry for all of them Still do To Sean Devine, Jimmy Marcus, and Dave Boyle I can never forget, or give up on you Friendship does not work th Three young boys Three young lives A car with two scoundrels in the road Silence.Many years later, a murder of someone s daughter Life had a story to tell Friendship broke out in different voices I m not going to say much about this book An excellent, gritty, somber, literary, psycho thriller The murder mystery denied mesleep I wanted to cry for all of them Still do To Sean Devine, Jimmy Marcus, and Dave Boyle I can never forget, or give up on you Friendship does not work that way Sad that the ending of the book interrupted our story.This should have been a buddie read Oy I need someone to discuss the ending with Unusual, unique, thought provoking You do not read this book to escape reality In fact, you re thrown right into it with no way out, or Plan B, in sight A slice of life dished out in no uncertain terms He couldn t remember much of the specifics just a f I read this masterpiece a while ago before I joined Goodreads and I ve been contemplating posting a review because it s on the top of my favorites list But for a while I wasn t sure I could say anything that could do justice to this remarkable book Not only is it Dennis Lehane s greatest book and that s saying a lot , this modern tragedy sets the standard for all contemporary crime dramas and thrillers It s one of the only books that I would consider near perfect and I would recommend it to I read this masterpiece a while ago before I joined Goodreads and I ve been contempla Extremely well written This author can dofor character development in one or two pages than others try in 30 There was not one moment of let down or disbelief This is a very good, gritty, tough and tragic mystery Has to be on a top 10 of all time list somewhere. Every adult human being has the chance to choose a personally favored path of life considering it isn t predeterminated by illnesses, accidents etc , but the general direction this path heads towards will usually already be marked during childhood This might be the idea which provoked Dennis Lehane to write about the abysms of humanity and the fateful co I m just saying there are threads, okay Threads in our lives You pull one, and everything else gets affected Say it rained in Dallas and so Kennedy didn t ride in a convertible Stalin stayed in the seminary Say you and me, Sean, say we got in that car with Dave Boyle A horrible murder is commited in a blue collar neighborhood of Boston Dennis Lehane goes far deeper than your regular crime writer into the motives and the conditions that led to the crime He concentrates on the personaliti I m just saying there are threads, okay Threads in our lives You pull one, and everything else gets affected Say it rained in Dallas and so Kennedy didn t ride in a convertible Stalin stayed in the seminary Say you and me, Sean, say we got in that car with Dave Boyle A horrible murder is commited in a blue collar neighborhood of Boston Dennis Lehane goes far deeper than your regular crime writer into the motives and the conditions that led to the crime He concentrates on the personalities of the people inv


About the Author: Dennis Lehane

Dennis Lehane born Aug 4th, 1966 is an American author He has written several novels, including the New York Times bestseller Mystic River, which was later made into an Academy Award winning film, also called Mystic River, directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, and Kevin Bacon Lehane can be briefly seen waving from a car in the parade scene at the end of the film The Dennis Lehane born Aug 4th, 1966 is an American author He has written several novels, including the New York Times bestseller Mystic River, which was later made into an Academy Award winning film, also called Mystic River, directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, and Kevin Bacon Lehane can be briefly seen waving from a car in the parade scene at the end of the film The novel was a finalist for the PEN Winship Award and won the Anthony Award and the Barry Award for Best Novel, the Massachusetts Book Award in Fiction, and France s Prix Mystere de la Critique


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