Underkill

Underkill Edgy and as engrossing as Leonard Chang s acclaimed debut crime novel Over the Shoulder Underkill finds Korean American investigator Allen Choice on a case that becomes as much a personal journey as

  • Title: Underkill
  • Author: Leonard Chang
  • ISBN: 9780312308438
  • Page: 314
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Underkill

    Edgy and as engrossing as Leonard Chang s acclaimed debut crime novel Over the Shoulder, Underkill finds Korean American investigator Allen Choice on a case that becomes as much a personal journey as an exploration of murder and its harrowing consequences.Two years have passed since Allen examined his late partner s death in San Francisco, which eventually exposed secretsEdgy and as engrossing as Leonard Chang s acclaimed debut crime novel Over the Shoulder, Underkill finds Korean American investigator Allen Choice on a case that becomes as much a personal journey as an exploration of murder and its harrowing consequences.Two years have passed since Allen examined his late partner s death in San Francisco, which eventually exposed secrets about the death of Allen s immigrant father twenty years earlier, with the help of journalist and girlfriend Linda Maldonado Now Allen follows Linda down to Los Angeles and into the unfamiliar world of illegal raves and small time drug dealers to uncover the details of her brother s unexpected and suspicious death, hoping to repair their deteriorating relationship and aiding her as she once helped him.Underkill is a dark and riveting look at the mysteries of families and relationships, and delves deeply into Allen s complicated interior life With Allen Choice in this new series, Chang is skillfully creating an unforgettable and unique character in the world of noir.

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    One thought on “Underkill

    1. Mya

      Review written in 2005: "Leonard Chang's mystery [] was a nice surprise. It had flaws, mostly the all-too-common phenomenon of having some juiced up reason to not go to the cops for help and therefore ending up in a stupid situation, but I like the protagonist a fair bit and I like Mr. Chang's style of writing. The plot had enough twists to stay interesting, it's set in the San Francisco Bay area (it's fun to read books that happen in familiar locales), and there's enough self-reflection to make [...]

    2. Susan Katz

      A matter of taste here, but I grew weary of the central character's obsessive focus on his not-very-interesting romantic relationship. For me it was reminiscent of being stuck at a party with a bore who goes on and on about something personal of interest only to him. My desire for the exit prevented me from finishing the book.

    3. Alex

      Sensing his relationship with Linda is all but over, Allen Choice nonetheless accompanies her to LA when her brother is killed in a single-car crash. This novel follows both the mystery of Hector's demise and the dissolution of the relationship between Allen and Linda, and it's all just so good. Leonard Chang is one of my favorites.

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