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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24257086M
ISBN 109780061289101, 9780061835742, 9780061289118

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Reginald Hill's "Death Comes for the Fat Man" is a highly literate and thoroughly engaging story that grabs the reader from the first page. What I particularly enjoyed about this book was the witty, insightful and very credible dialogue that takes place between all of the characters involved in the story- 4/5(77).   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Death Comes for the Fat Man (Dalziel and Pascoe Series #22) by Reginald Hill at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or. Due to COVID /5(8). As the Fat Man lies comatose in his hospital bed, the shrewd and usually diplomatic Pascoe—who was also injured in the blast, but saved by his colleague's bulk—takes on some of Dalziel's. I doubt he has really heard me but "Death Comes for the Fat Man" is just perfectly brilliant storytelling with enough of Hill's blazing intellect to keep things challenging but not enough to stifle the desire for the tale to go on. This is a tough one that takes in terrorism in present-day Britain and the problems faced by the poor street coppers.5/5(4).

Reginald Hill writes books that are about people who happen to solve crimes because they are cops, but they are also people and as such he has succeeded in bringing one of the most human faces to policing of any of the writers of crime fiction alive today. Death Comes For The Fat Man is touching, scary, funny, and very human all at : Richard Marcus. death comes for the fat man User Review - Kirkus The title of Hill's latest establishes the fear that the author, with the help of some terrorist bombers, will kill off Andrew Dalziel, the.   - Booklist “Hill delivers his usual bundle of literary treats, from a single fragrant reference to Voltaire to the voluptuous visions of earthly delights Dalziel clings to as he hovers near death. Death Comes for the Fat Man is far more politically pointed than Hill’s usual witty intellectual puzzles.” - New York Times Book Review. Reginald Hill's "Death Comes for the Fat Man" is a highly literate and thoroughly engaging story that grabs the reader from the first page. What I particularly enjoyed about this book was the witty, insightful and very credible dialogue that takes place between all of the characters involved in the story- 4/5.

Death Comes for the Fat Man: A Dalziel and Pascoe Mystery (Paperback) Published October 20th by Harper Paperbacks Paperback, pages. NOTE: "Death Comes for the Fat Man" is the North American title of the volume published in Britain as "The Death of Dalziel". Buyer beware! Reginald Hill is a highly-skilled wordsmith and Fat Andy Dalziel (a name pronounced, of course, in no rational manner) is so strong a character that there is always some joy to be found in one of Hill's Dalziel and Pascoe novels.4/5(50). The information about Death Comes for the Fat Man shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. "Death Comes for the Fat Man" (Reviewed by Mary Whipple MAY 3, ) "There was no sign of life. But not for a second did Pascoe admit the possibility of death. Dalziel was indestructible. Dalziel is, and was, and forever shall be world without end, amen. Everybody knew that. Therein lay half his power.