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Jonathan Santlofer

Forfatter af The Death Artist

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Includes the name: SANTLOFER JONATHAN

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Værker af Jonathan Santlofer

The Death Artist (2002) 226 eksemplarer
The Last Mona Lisa (2021) 195 eksemplarer
L.A. Noire: The Collected Stories (2011) — Redaktør; Bidragyder — 115 eksemplarer
Color Blind (2004) 111 eksemplarer
The Murder Notebook (2008) 100 eksemplarer
The Dark End of the Street: New Stories of Sex and Crime by Today's Top Authors (2010) — Redaktør; Bidragyder — 93 eksemplarer
The Killing Art (2000) 85 eksemplarer
It Occurs to Me That I Am America: New Stories and Art (2018) — Redaktør; Forord; Bidragyder — 72 eksemplarer
The Widower's Notebook: A Memoir (2018) 56 eksemplarer
The Lost Van Gogh: A Novel (2024) 35 eksemplarer
De andere Mona Lisa (2022) 2 eksemplarer

Associated Works

No Rest for the Dead: A Serial Novel (2011) — Bidragyder — 405 eksemplarer
Inherit the Dead (2013) — Bidragyder — 295 eksemplarer
The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries (2013) — Bidragyder — 290 eksemplarer
Christmas at The Mysterious Bookshop (2010) — Bidragyder — 242 eksemplarer
The Rich and the Dead (2011) — Bidragyder — 64 eksemplarer
New Jersey Noir (2011) — Bidragyder — 59 eksemplarer
Jewish Noir: Contemporary Tales of Crime and Other Dark Deeds (2015) — Bidragyder — 41 eksemplarer
Crime Hits Home (2022) — Bidragyder — 23 eksemplarer
Dark City Lights: New York Stories (2015) — Bidragyder — 22 eksemplarer

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When I picked this up I thought it would possibly be a bit trashy but entertaining. I was wrong. It was totally trashy and not entertaining.

The brand name dropping was reminiscent of someone trying to pretend they got what Bret Easton Ellis was doing with that in American Psycho. For a book that was clearly pushing the 'smoking is evil and gives you cancer' angle, maybe the author shouldn't have mentioned Marlboro like he was getting a blowjob for each mention.

I finally pitched this waste of paper into the recycling bin when I got to the part where the female main character muses on how she feeds her husband's secretary chocolate truffles to make sure she stays 'plus-sized', and hopes that said secretary stays in her role until after retirement age. Because of course if the secretary is fat and/or old, the husband won't fuck her. I can deal with thrillers being trashy and derivative but piling on the misogynistic body shaming was just too much.

I am rating this one star because unfortunately the rating system doesn't go into negative numbers. Beauty school dropout, go back to art college.
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LaurenThemself | 5 andre anmeldelser | Feb 20, 2024 |
Luke and Alex may have discovered a lost painting by Van Gogh. But, before they can get it authenticated, the painting is stolen. They contact an acquaintance, Interpol Agent, John Washington. And it is not long that John discovers there is more to this than he ever imagined.

This is very well researched with quite a bit of enjoyable history. I mean, who doesn’t love to read about Van Gogh! And the mystery surrounding the painting…is it real? Is it fake? This is what kept the story moving for me!

I have only read one other novel by this author, The Last Mona Lisa. I enjoyed that book quite a bit more than this one. This story just seems to be all over the place. It is a bit discombobulated and unorganized. Now, as I always say…read this for yourself to form your own opinion.

I received this novel from the publisher for a honest review.
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fredreeca | Jan 3, 2024 |
I really wanted to like this. I read The Death Artist back in 2008, and I loved it. I rated it 5 stars, and I remember staying up late into the night to finish it. Perhaps my tastes have changed since then, but I just couldn't get into the sequel. I found Kate self-absorbed and unlikeable, and the writing irritating. I was well aware that it was a man writing a woman's POV, because so many of Kate's thoughts didn't sound right. She talked about going out with her "women friends", for example, which made me grit my teeth. It sounds exactly like something a man would say. Anyway, there were a bunch of instances like those, and eventually I just had to admit I didn't care enough about what happened to keep reading.… (mere)
 
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Elizabeth_Cooper | 3 andre anmeldelser | Oct 27, 2023 |
Un asesino en serie tiene aterrorizado al círculo artístico neoyorquino. Uno a uno, los cuerpos de las víctimas son hallados recreando el cuadro de algún pintor reconocido.
Kate McKinnon, una ex policía convertida en reputada historiadora de arte, deberá resolver quién es el asesino en una carrera contrarreloj, ya que no hay duda de que ella es la última pieza de la macabra colección de éste.
 
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Natt90 | 5 andre anmeldelser | Mar 27, 2023 |

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Værker
19
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1,191
Popularitet
#21,589
Vurdering
½ 3.5
Anmeldelser
79
ISBN
80
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7
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