le 29 septembre 2013
I don't know whether it was Aronovitch's plan from the start, but we now seem to be looking at a novel of Victorian length - and ambition - delivered in several episodes. You do need to have read the earlier books if you are to grasp what's going on here. This is encouraging; at one time in the series I began to think that the author was heading for the comforting sentimentality that so often drives the crime series into a rut, in which the hero ends up saving his wife, his mother, his cousin or his next-door neighbour's cousin ad infinitum. Aronovitch gives the impression that the recurring characters have a hand in the wider game, and are not there just to make the reader comfy.
le 6 septembre 2013
Le quatrieme tome de cette serie, et toujours aussi passionant. On decouvre un Londres peu connu des touristes, un apercu realiste de la vie des policiers, un peu de magie, beaucoup d'humour a l'anglaise... bref tout pour plaire.