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Lincoln Rhyme

Post by Nyarlathotep » Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:49 pm

The Lincoln Rhyme novels are among my favorites. They are about a quadriplegic forensic detective named Lincoln Rhyme and the books usually have him tracking down bizarre serial killers. Though often you find in the course of the story that what seems to be a serial killer picking off random people isn't so random and the crimes have more intent than is immediately apparent. I like the characters and Jeffery Deaver's ability to create interesting plot twists is something that I really, really wish I could emulate. Honestly, I never see the endings of his books coming (Other than occasionally discarding a suspect by the canard of "That character is so obviously the killer that there is no fucking way that he is actually the killer").

Anyway, they made the first book into a movie in 1999, The Bone Collector, starring Denzel Washington. Fun fact, Rhyme in the books is not black, but since my first exposure to that series was that movie, I still picture Denzel in my head when I read the books. That movie kind of flopped, despite being a decent (if imperfect) adaption of the novel. Now they are making a TV series out of the books. I can't wait. I think the complex cases of the books are better served by a longer format anyway.

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Re: Lincoln Rhyme

Post by Doctor X » Sun Apr 28, 2019 5:51 am

Cultural appropriation of Lincoln: Vampire Hunter!

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Re: Lincoln Rhyme

Post by Nyarlathotep » Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:04 am

Being quadriplegic, Lincoln Rhyme would be a terrible vampire hunter
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Re: Lincoln Rhyme

Post by Doctor X » Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:46 am

Nyarlathotep wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:04 am
Being quadriplegic, Lincoln Rhyme would be a terrible vampire hunter
Differentially Abled Prejudice Reported!!!!

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"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
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"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
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Re: Lincoln Rhyme

Post by gnome » Tue May 14, 2019 12:27 am

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