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The book’s pace moves quickly enough, and the central criminal, a sort-of serial killer who seems as interested in digging up dead bones as killing live bodies, is certainly repellant, in the tradition of Thomas Harris’ Hannibal Lecter...Read Full Review of The Crypt Thief: A Hugo Marst... | See more reviews from Blog Critics
I wasn’t completely convinced by Hugo’s Paris. The author and his hero seemed most comfortable when they were in the Père Lachaise cemetery, or out of town chasing clues.Read Full Review of The Crypt Thief: A Hugo Marst... | See more reviews from Blog Critics
Although The Crypt Thief has an imaginative plot and a strong sense of place, Hugo Marston lacks the angst and personality flaws that allow readers to identify with him.Read Full Review of The Crypt Thief: A Hugo Marst... | See more reviews from NY Journal of Books
I had no interest in any of the characters and the serial killer’s motivation is fairly obvious from the first quarter of the book. Indeed, The Crypt Thief is about as interesting as an episode of Criminal Minds transplanted from Las Vegas showgirls to Paris can-can dancers with a little local colour thrown in to make it look better.Read Full Review of The Crypt Thief: A Hugo Marst...
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