Deadlock has ratings and reviews. James said: Book Review VI’s back and this time it’s personal. Although it appears like her cousin, Bo. V. I. Warshawski, private investigator, Chicago, USA. People imagine private detectives to be tired-looking men in raincoats, but Vic is female. The fire ship — The long goodbye. Series Title: Oxford bookworms library., Stage 5., Crime & mystery. Responsibility: Sara Paretsky ; retold by.

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Very telling of the sexism in the era when this was written is that Vic makes impulsive decisions, sometimes countering her own original wisdom, as reactions to the sexist treatment she receives from the cops. Researcher Jacqueline Aiello tells us how.

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I will have to go bac Fast summer read. Vick spends a chunk of the book trying to understand the shipping manifests for the company Boom-Boom was working for. However, in this case, V. You can change your cookie settings at any time.

Thanks for stopping by. Obviously this is a discrepancy if he was murdered 7 years earlier. Trivia About Deadlock V. Paretsky is credited with transforming the role and image of women in the crime novel.


Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. For me, the only drawback of this book was that the police were stubborn to the point of stupidity and incompetency. As such, she enlists someone in the business to explain the finer details. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Warshawski helps to fill the gap. I like that Vick likes sports and pays attention to the local games and teams. Vick got to experience it all first hand and I was worried she would be injured enough paretaky a hospital!

Oxford Bookworms Library: Level 5:: Deadlock

Other Creators Ross, Liza. Warshawski, a female private investigator. A Journal of Detection is devoted to sarz work. This novel has VI riding on ships in the Great Lakes and investigating the shipping industry.

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The other part of my confusion and a huge part of the mystery I am an avid reader. I had to read this for my English class. Home Eara editions This editionEnglish, Audio book edition: Why invest in extensive reading? Warshawski, a female private investigator. Even though this is Book 2 in the series, it works just fine as a stand alone novel.

The ending was a surprise safa I loved how even though V. By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Account Options Sign in.


Perhaps Paige will be in later books and get her just reward! The setting and plot is a little unusual which kept my interest. I like the protagonist, V. Nice to see that Lotty was there from the beginning.

Seriously at times I had to go downstairs and tidy up my house since I was getting second hand issues over the messiness I was reading about in this book. Although I liked the adventure and the Chicago setting, I felt like at times this got a little bogged down in details or description of the ships, shipyards, and cargo. And under most circumstances I can figure my way around depending on how the character is reacting and how the author shares the information.

Why then would they arbitrarily decide to ignore her now? Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. When her cousin Boom Boom dies in an accident, Vic is naturally View all 4 comments.

Published Osney Mead, Oxford: When her cousin Boom Boom dies in an accident, Vic is naturally upset. I still enjoyed V.

And it wasn’t even that great.

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