Dexter Morgan, the namesake of Lindsay’s first novel, is one of the most likable vigilante serial killers in recent thriller literature. This is mainly. Darkly Dreaming Dexter Summary & Study Guide includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis, quotes, character descriptions, themes, and more. Meet Dexter Morgan, a polite wolf in sheep’s clothing. He’s handsome —Tulsa World“Jeff Lindsay sure does it right with Darkly Dreaming Dexter.” —Cleveland.

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Let it out slow and steady, icy cold.

There was a little blood and that made me madder. View the Study Pack.

Nature vs Nurture has always been an interesting debate but this story takes it to a whole ‘nother level. He was pretty funny. Dexter once again sees the beauty in this kill, and he is more anxious than ever to find this killer.

I had worked too hard, too long, to make this work for me, to protect my happy little life. Since I am so Find all of my reviews at: View all 10 comments. I prefer my crime books to have more truth about them. Hall on the cover. This has given dexyer a broad exposure to what could arguably be called the most popular genre in Mysteries and Thrillers are often hit-or-miss for me.


Darkly Dreaming Dexter

I enjoy my work; sorry if that bothers you. Dexter calls these rules ” The Code of Harry.

Dexter has a much higher urge to kill, and his kill count through the series is far greater than that in the novel. For audio listeners, the audio version of this was well done.

Flashbacks reveal that his foster father, a police detective named Harry Morganrecognized Dexter’s proclivities early on and taught him how to kill people who have gotten away with murder as a way to channel his homicidal urges in a “positive” direction. He kept both hands on the wheel, pale and knotted tight, so the knuckles stood up.

Mysteries and Thrillers are often hit-or-miss for me. Views Read Edit View history. Just as it had happened before. I have NOT seen the show. Retrieved from ” https: I don’t watch TV often, so I haven’t seen the show, though I’ve heard of it.

Crime novel Horror fiction. Blessedly, despite the fact that the book centers around a serial killer killing people and trying to maybe catch another serial killer, there’s not much in the way of torture. Dexter has an interesting voice, and I love the idea that even if you’re that damaged and broken, you can still choose to be the best version of yourself. Browse all BookRags Study Guides. If you liked the show, you’ll like this book too.


So believe me when I say that I have never read a murder mystery of the caliber of “Darkly Dreaming Dexter”. I recall seeing someone else comment that Darkly Dreaming Dexter needs to “show, don’t tell.

Dexter is a complex and fascinating guy, deamy doubt. Contents [ show ]. I don’t mind any spoilers that would come from the first book in an answer.

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It started off great, middle did drag a bit, and then the ending was amazing. Father Donovan lurched to obey. Get Darkly Dreaming Dexter from Amazon. These dreams cause the desire dextter kill in Dexter to come to life.