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The Searcher: A Novel av Tana French
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The Searcher: A Novel (urspr publ 2020; utgåvan 2020)

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Serier: Cal Hooper (1)

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"Cal Hooper thought a fixer-upper in a bucolic Irish village would be the perfect escape. After twenty-five years in the Chicago police force and a bruising divorce, he just wants to build a new life in a pretty spot with a good pub where nothing much happens. But when a local kid whose brother has gone missing arm-twists him into investigating, Cal uncovers layers of darkness beneath his picturesque retreat, and starts to realize that even small towns shelter dangerous secrets"--… (mer)
Medlem:Jacquie_S
Titel:The Searcher: A Novel
Författare:Tana French (Författare)
Info:Penguin Books (2020), 463 pages
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The Searcher av Tana French (2020)

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  BooksInMirror | Feb 19, 2024 |
Our main character is Cal Hooper originally from North Carolina but has spent the last 30 years in Chicago with the Chicago Police. At this time in his life, he's searching for something much different. He says he wants “A small place...a small town...in a small country”. He sells his house, collects his retirement, says good-bye to his friends, and moves to Ireland. His daughter is now an adult, his wife has left him, so Cal is on his own...that is until a kid named Trey starts hanging around. Trey’s brother, Brendan, is missing. Everyone believes that Brendan has run off like his father did, but Trey thinks there’s more to the story than just another young guy leaving his family behind in search of money and excitement in the city. Trey wants the police detective who just emigrated from America, to find out what’s really happened to Brendan. Cal is interested and tempted, but he's a new arrival to a small, tight-knit community, so he’s cautious and unsure how he feels about discovering that he hasn't left crime and violence behind when he left Chicago and his police life. I liked the "Cal" character. He's complex just enough to be interesting, and he doesn't just jump in headfirst to solve this mystery. As it turns out the mystery, he’s decided to try to solve is less shocking than what he actually discovers. I liked the "slowness" of the story. It's neither fast-paced nor action-packed, and it has as much to do with Cal’s personal life as it does with finding Brendan. There is some action, but it's mainly in the last third of the story. The only thing that I found about the book that might bother some folks is the morally ambiguous ending. Overall, the author delivers plenty of twists, some shocking revelations, and some truly chilling moments. It's a story with several delicious layers of intrigue. Mystery fans that are willing to "wait for it", will probably like this one. ( )
  Carol420 | Jan 28, 2024 |
I am happy that I decided to pick up another book by Tana French (“Witch Elm” was a huge disappointment…). This one is slow and dark. The mystery plot is much less important than the characters, the characters looking at the countryside (and the countryside looking back at them), the rhythm of the conversations, things left unsaid. I liked Cal’s voice, and the relationship between Cal and Trey was beautifully done. Rural Ireland and the local pub are characters in their own right as well.

I am definitely waiting for anything Tana French will publish next :))) ( )
1 rösta Alexandra_book_life | Dec 15, 2023 |
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  mmcrawford | Dec 5, 2023 |
I'm a big fan of Tana French. This is a bit different than some of her other work, but I quite enjoyed it. ( )
  decaturmamaof2 | Nov 22, 2023 |
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All Cal gets off him is urgency, so concentrated that it shimmers the air around him like heat coming off a road.
Her belief is built purely out of hope, piled on top of nothing, solid as smoke.
"Nah," Cal says. "I gotta recover." He doesn't feel any desire to go to Sean Og's, tonight or in general. He always liked the glint and speed of the men there, of their talk and their shifting expressions, but now, when he thinks back, all that looks different: light flashing on a river, with who knows what underneath.
"Teacher was giving me hassle today. For not paying attention. I told her I don't give a shite."
"Well, that's not bad," Cal says. "It's unmannerly, and you shouldn'ta done it. But it's not a question of morals."
The kid is giving him that look again. "That's not manners. Manners is like chew with your mouth closed."
"Nah. That's just etiquette."
"What's the difference?"
"Etiquette is the stuff you gotta do just 'cause that's how everyone does it. Like holding your fork in your left hand, or saying 'Bless you' if someone sneezes. Manners is treating people with respect."
"I don't always," Trey says.
"Well, there you go," Cal says. "Maybe it's your manners that need work. You could do with keeping your mouth shut when you chew, too."
Trey ignores that. "Then what's a question of morals, so?"
Cal finds himself uncomfortable with this conversation. It brings back things that put a bad taste in his mouth. Over the last few years it's been brought home to him that the boundaries between morals, manners and etiquette, which have always seemed crytal-clear to him, may not look the same to everyone else.
"Morals," he says in the end, "is the stuff that doesn't change. The stuff you do no matter what other people do."
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