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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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Oh, and Boom Boom? ISBN 10 Jan 17, Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. This was a strong follow-up to the first in series and helped be part of the launch for this series to the forefront in the 80s and 90s. Overall, this is a solid read.

She wants to know how and why the accident happened, and she isn’t satisfied by the answers she gets. I loved the ins and outs that Paretsky gets into with the shipping industry.

Other books in the series. As the book came to about halfway thru I released I was so wrong. Warshawski, private investigator, Chicago, USA. View all 3 comments. I enjoyed the book as much this time around as I did the first time. These 2 locations in All: She’s tough, beautiful, carries a gun – and goes on asking questions until she gets answers. She does the Chicago accent quite well. I think that this book is a really good book because I can see that the details were very clear about everything and I also like the ending.

Skip to content Skip to search. I I enjoyed this book because I was made to feel for the individuals involved in this plot to make a shipping company laretsky solvent. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Vote in the poll and ratings. Very telling of the sexism in the era when this was written is that Vic makes paregsky decisions, sometimes countering her own original wisdom, as reactions to the sexist deadock she receives from the cops. Our main character uses the old fashioned approach to detecting where she tends to approach the suspect and let them know that she suspects them.


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The reliable grading and variety of books available means students practise and improve paretwky English by reading at a comfortable level, with books that really interest them. The book was easy to listen to. In Book 1, Indemnity Only, Vick becomes romantically involved with a man who works at the insurance company that Vick is kinda sorta looking into.

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

Apr 20, Connie rated it really liked it. Account Options Sign in. I didn’t like that VI slept with the guy who can barely control his temper. I was so amused by the main character’s despondency regarding the general population plugging into personal electronics A Time of Waiting: Listened to the audio and while I enjoyed, It did feel really dated.

Vick spends a chunk of the book trying to understand the shipping manifests for the company Boom-Boom was working for. All written content is dewdlock original creation and copyrighted to me, but the graphics and images were linked from other sites and belong to them. Sara Paretsky writes novels about a Private Investigator called V. Why then would they arbitrarily decide to ignore her now?

In the new installment Boom Boom supposedly helps a friend try out for the Cubs in Warshawsky shows a female detective succeeding a traditionally male role. I found myself skimming those oxvord as they were probably necessary, but not fun to read.

So she goes on asking questions. The story opens with a funeral for oxtord cousin Boom-Boom Warshawski, an ex-hockey player. Well-plotted, labyrinthine mystery involving the death of an ex-hockey pro, old money vs. The story was complicated enough to engage the reader while never getting convoluted and tedious. In this book, Vic has a personal stake in unraveling the mystery when her cousin dies under mysterious circumstances.


In the investigation, two more people died because of her investigation on who killed her cousin which is why I gave this book only 4 stars instead of one because this is the part that I don’t really unders I think that this book is a really good book because I can see that the details were very clear about everything and I also like the ending.

I’m not sure, but I enjoyed this book. Word count 22, Read at a comfortable level with word count and CEFR level on every cover Illustrations, photos, and diagrams support comprehension Activities build language skills and check understanding Glossaries teach difficult vocabulary Free editable tests for every book Selected Bookworms are available for your tablet or computer through the Oxford Learner’s Bookshelf.

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One of the early ones in the series, but also one of the stronger ones for me About Me For those new to me or my reviews No trivia or quizzes yet. Silver Stages 2 and 3 Mark Furr. With Book 1, I noted that sometimes I had to turn down the volume during the shouting scenes. By using our website you agree to our oxforc of cookies. When her cousin Boom Boom dies in an accident, Vic is naturally upset.

Other books in this series. Warshawski, a female private investigator.

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