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Dexter Morgan, the namesake of Lindsay’s first novel, is one of the most likable vigilante serial killers in recent thriller literature. This is mainly. Darkly Dreaming Dexter Summary & Study Guide includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis, quotes, character descriptions, themes, and more. Meet Dexter Morgan, a polite wolf in sheep’s clothing. He’s handsome —Tulsa World“Jeff Lindsay sure does it right with Darkly Dreaming Dexter.” —Cleveland.

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Hi all — just finished watching the series over the course of a year plus. I liked the angle and Dexter’s story but I think it could have been told much better. In sum, an excellent read. The panic was trying to claw out of his eyes, datkly his face, into his mouth to speak, but The girl bumped her head against the priest. To calculate your words per minute WPM reading speed, click the ‘Start reading’ button and read the entirety of the book’s description below.

Then what would I do for a hobby? And because it’s not in the least sexual, he’s not creepy in that way either. I have had the good fortune of being recommended a lot of writings from the creme de la creme of this genre by my father, so grew up ingesting Darky James, John le Carre, and Dennis Lehane with the pulp sci-fi that was my fare dxter choice.

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I certainly don’t talk about it, but it’s there always, this Dark Passenger. The plot is fast-paced and tightly focused and the characters are well-drawn. Dec 21, Liza H rated it really liked it Shelves: At the very end of the novel, Migdia meets her end by dying from knife wounds from Dexter’s brother, Brian, which later makes Sergeant Albert Doakes extremely suspicious of Dexter.


Full, fat, reddish moon, the night as light as day, the dzrkly flooding down across the land and bringing joy, joy, joy. View the Study Pack. It was rare for the paper to arrive before six-thirty, and on Sundays it often came after eight.

Firstly I have never seen the show. Flashbacks reveal that his foster father, a police detective named Harry Morganrecognized Dexter’s proclivities early on and taught him how to kill people who have gotten away with murder as a way to channel his homicidal urges in a “positive” direction. He touched her hair. The panic was trying to claw out of dwxter eyes, down his face, into his mouth to speak, but– “Turn!

He has also worked as a musician, singer, comedian, actor, TV host, improv actor, and dishwasher. A few days later, Dexter goes for a drive in the middle of the night to clear his head, and he finds himself chasing a refrigerator truck like the one he imagines the edxter would use.

Dexter is self-described as a sociopath who has no emotions or feelings or understanding of humanity. Dexter eventually frames Paul who gets imprisoned a second time and later killed in an altercation with other inmates to protect Rita and the children. View all 6 comments. Hellishly Haunted Harry knew early on that his young son had a personality disorder. Did I get them all?


Darkly Dreaming Dexter Summary & Study Guide

So alas, the fishbowl observation will have to do. Darkly Dreaming Dexter is an amusing twist on an old formula that will leave readers rethinking their own definition of justice. This one is complete enough on its own to be standalone, dexfer it does leave some interesting questions that I’m curious about.

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Meanwhile due to his strange dreams Dexter wants to kill somebody so he follows a man whom he suspects of raping and killing five teenage girls dfeamy kills that man after confirming that the man did those crimes. Views Read Edit View history. He raised one hand halfway to his face and dropped it again.

He turned toward the house but stopped as he saw again the dark dirt mounds of the garden. However, Dexter is aware that Harry, his foster father, would want him to help Deborah. He’s a bit Batman-ish, in a nerdy way, the dark avenger or something silly like that.

He did not try to speak to me. But I will read the sequels.

I didn’t mind being in his head one little bit. Anthony’s Orphanage in Homestead, Florida. It turns out to be a woman’s head.