If yo. A very detailed book, with an interesting and satisfying conclusion, but at a more pedestrian pace. It is very different from the first and I can see why certain reviewers found the China detail tedious,but I just treated it as a learning experience about a history that I know little about. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. . Savages continues in this vein. Power of Neil Carey - uneven but definitely worthwhile, Reviewed in the United States on April 13, 2015, Don Winslow's Power of the Dog is a masterpiece of crime fiction - a thoroughly engrossing tale of brutality and betrayal against Mexican drug cartels and naive Californians. I really like the Neil Carey character but there's not much here for him to do. Reviewed in the United States on May 28, 2013. Be the first to ask a question about The Trail to Buddha's Mirror. Something went wrong. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. But I read the first few chapters of the 3rd book and it was already more interesting than the entire Buddah's Mirror book. So far it is excellent and I do not expect any disappointment, Reviewed in the United States on May 21, 2017. Reading now. The first book in the series had set out Carey's background and training through a series of flashbacks. The ending leaves you stranded and saddened somewhere high up in the Chinese Himalayas, wondering what it will take to get the hero back into the Friends of the Family fold. Please try again. I really liked this book. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. After a case gone bad, all PI Neal Carey … Just not impressed. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. We’d love your help.
This is the second of five books in the Neal Carey series. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Trail of the Buddhas Mirror I think is the best of the series - there are dark and brutal components, and twists that leave the reader bewildered - but the relationship between Carey and his 'father' is perplexing. Found the resolution a bit far-fetched, and the backdrop of international relations a bit much, too. What I liked about the book was the blend of the world-historic uber story -- the power struggle in China after the demise of the Red Guards -- with an adventure tale of suspense and danger. YES! Trail of the Buddhas Mirror I think is the best of the series - there are dark and brutal components, and twists that leave the reader bewildered - but the relationship between Carey and his 'father' is perplexing.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 23, 2015, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 26, 2015. And the Chinese government. Many plot turns were unexpected. Particularly good Buddhas Mirror is the China Tibet background, which is vivid and rich with cultural detail. So when Pendleton disappears from a conference in San Francisco, along with all of his research, Neal Carey enters the picture. Blackstone on Brilliance Audio (August 7, 2018), Reviewed in the United States on May 3, 2013. I really liked this book. Winslow's work is rich in detail but sometimes falters in plot cohesion. How Don Winslow handles locale and colour is amazing.
Reviewed in the United States on November 16, 2015. Ironic though a bit improbable at times, se unexpected twists, Reviewed in Germany on September 15, 2013. tatsächlich eines der schwächsten Werke die ich bisher von Winslow lesen durfte.
There's a problem loading this menu right now. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. I have become quite fond of Neal Carey and find myself laughing and being thoroughly entertained. This adventure takes Neal Carey to Hong Kong and China in pursuit of a beautiful woman and a missing artist. I was slayed by Winslow's two more recent novels about the Mexican drug cartels (Power of the Dog & Cartel) and so I picked up a stack of his novels in the audio format to keep me company on the long irritating LA drivetimes. This book is about a case which takes him to San Francisco, Hong Kong and China. Winslow does a good job of taking a simple story and building it into a larger framework.
Too bad. Something went wrong. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. A Long Walk Up the Water Slide: Neal Careys vierter Fall, A Cool Breeze on the Underground (Neal Carey Mysteries, Book 1), A Long Walk Up the Water Slide: A Neal Carey Mystery (Neal Carey Mysteries), While Drowning in the Desert (Neal Carey Mysteries, Book 5), California Fire and Life: A Suspense Thriller (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard), The Death and Life of Bobby Z: A Thriller, ''What begins as a routine missing persons case becomes a complex web of deceit, danger, and international intrigue in this superb mystery.
His 1970s PRC comes across very authentic. It took a few discs to gain any altitude, and never neared the heights of Winslow's later prose style, characters and tone, although the bones of the intense scene-focused narrative drive emerged as the shaggy dog story finally found its way to Hong Kong and China, the actual focus of the mystery. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Too cute by half. Since I have liked all of Winslow's books that I have read,I am trying to do his series books in the order in which they have been written and I believe that this is the second. Particularly good Buddhas Mirror is the China Tibet background, …
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