(Pdf) The Curious Eat Themselves Cecil Younger #2 ☆ John Straley


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    I was taken by this book’s title “The Curious Eat Themselves” as much as by the first book in the series In this the

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    The friend who recommended this novel to me said they had mixed feelings about it and now I understand why ‘The Curious Eat Themselves’ is a wonderfully titled noir ish murder mystery set in 1990s Alaska and starring a frankly slapdash Defense Investigator do these exist in the UK? called Cecil Younger I think lists might help to explain my feelings about itThe Good A really strong sense of place Alaska an

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    I discovered John Straley when I took a friend's recommendation and read Cold Storage Alaska Since then I've started on his Cecil Younger ser

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    I have a hard time following the story sometimes but I'm still enjoying this series The setting in a hard life part of Alaska and the hard drinking people surviving there is way different than the sugary view we often get Lots of twists make it a good read

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    Straley is the best at writing about life on the edge in Alaska The mystery is a good one but his evocative writing brings

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    Straley takes a long time to build his stories; he's not into flashy action or minimizing his character's thought

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    My second of John Straley's Alaskan murder mysteries and even better than his first The strange title is a uote from Theodore Roethke two characters argue about where in his poetry it appears but they don't give a context enticing a certain kind of reader me to look it up I hoped that surrounding lines in Roethke's poetry would help with the

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    Although I haven't read Straley's Cecil Younger series in order that's okayI really liked this mysteryCecil Younger continues to make hay for himself as a small town private investigator Straley captures Sitka and Alaska with a keen eyeTaking

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    Another competent mystery from the Cecil Younger series Somehow these aren't as heavy handedly mysteries as many perhaps because the characters seem just as baffled as the reader; these novels unfold as stories where the plot uestions are somewhat resolved at the end but there's no real sense of triumph Straley's a strong evocative writer but

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The Curious Eat Themselves Cecil Younger #2

Suddenly everyone wants Younger's help his old friend Doggy the DA; his autistic roommate Toddy whose Labrador retriever has disappeared; an image conscious environmental activist; even the sleazy executives of Global Mining whose interest in the case is suspicious This is no longer a simple investigation but a complicated. Straley is the best at writing about life on the edge in Alaska The mystery is a good one but his evocative writing brings Alaska alive for the reader and makes this worthwhile

CHARACTERS The Curious Eat Themselves Cecil Younger #2

Murder case involving Global's environmentally incorrect waste disposal program and the implications of dumping cyanide into the ground Dead bodies are piling up faster than Younger can count and he has his hands full just trying to stay alive tracking down the suspects and some missing documents which could lead to the tru. Although I haven t read Straley s Cecil Younger series in order that s okayI really liked this mysteryCecil Younger continues to make hay for himself as a small town private investigator Straley captures Sitka and Alaska with a keen eyeTaking on corporations and those dedicated to profit at the cost of the environment as well as to avenging unwarranted death Cecil doesn t find himself so often drunk or so often under other people s cloudsHe forges a way to truth always at a priceGood book

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PI Cecil Younger is in a jam Louise Root had hired him after she was raped at the Otter Creek gold mine where she was working as a cook She was the best friend of his ex girlfriend Hannah Louise had come to him for help and now she's being fished out of the ocean her throat slashed He has disappointed Hannah once again yet. I was taken by this book s title The Curious Eat Themselves as much as by the first book in the series In this the second adventure of Cecil Younger we return to Alaska This time Louise Root who was raped at the Global gold mine where she worked as a cook hires Cecil to gather evidence of the crime although she won t tell him who assaulted her Several days later Louise s body is pulled from a river her throat slitCecil is soon hired by Global Mining s Lee Altman and Charlie Potts who want to know everything about environmentalist Steven Mathews They pay in cash want no written records of the transaction and warn Cecil to stay clear of this Louise Root thing Straley maintains the suspense and we learn about the Alaskan back woods

  • Paperback
  • 260
  • The Curious Eat Themselves Cecil Younger #2
  • John Straley
  • English
  • 05 May 2017
  • 9781569474129

About the Author: John Straley

Novelist John Straley has worked as a secretary horseshoer wilderness guide trail crew foreman millworker machinist and private investigator He moved to Sitka Alaska in 1977 and has no plans of leaving John's wife Jan Straley is a marine biologist well known for her extensive studies of humpback whales