Another interesting plot device was having the victim, still alive for a good part of the book; that gave the reader the chance to know him, and in a way hating and loving him at the same time. Dante is very handsome, very talented and a total prissy diva. He is unpolite, egoist, a liar... but in the end, when he is killed, I felt pity for him, like he didn't have a chance to prove he was better than what he appeared. And then, it was a waste of talent and beauty.
Beside, all the possible culprits were nice characters, and I didn't want for anyone of them to be the murderer. And yes, when I found out who they were, again, I was sad for them, till the end I wanted a turn of the tables telling me I was wrong, but that didn't happen.
How it was possible to like both the victim than the murder? to want for both of them an impossible happy ending? that is probably the best achievement of this book and author.
Paperback: 204 pages
Publisher: Zumaya Boundless (July 27, 2012)
Amazon: Dante's Circle: An Elliott Smith and John Mystery (Volume 4)
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Series: Elliott Smith and John Mystery
1) His Name Is John: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/639320.html
2) Aaron's Wait
3) Caesar's Fall
4) Dante's Circle
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