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10 thoughts on “Pegasus Descending (Dave Robicheaux, #15)

  1. says:

    I have a love hate relationship with James Lee Burke I continue to buy his books and then let them sit in my to read queue for a long time Then, needing a break from other genres, I sigh, pick up his latest Dave Robicheaux novel, blow off the dust, and am enthralled.His writing is beautiful and dark his characters are tortured and prone to self destruction his crimes are personal and realistic And the resolution to the stories, like life, does not always give you what you expect.So, why do I have a love hate relationship with James Lee Burke I continue to buy his books and then let them sit in my to read queue for a long time Then, needing a break from other genres, I sigh, pick up his latest Dave Robicheaux novel, blow off the dust, a...


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    Once again in Pegasus Descending the past is never too far away and it s impact can be felt in the present day At least in the world of Dave Robicheaux Today he is sober and functioning but it was a different story twenty years ago Back then he was still with the New Orleans Police Department and part of an exchange program with a training academy for police cadets in Dade County, Florida When he wasn t teaching he was hanging out in a watering hole in Opa Locka He was going steady with Ji Once again in Pegasus Descending the past is never too far away and it s impact can be felt in the present day At least in the world of Dave Robicheaux Today he is sober and functioning but it was a different story twenty years ago Back then he was still with the New Orleans Police Department and part of an exchange program with a training academy for police cadets in Dade County, Florida When he wasn t teachin...


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    James Lee Burke is one of the most talented writers out there His descriptions of Louisiana are so evocative I feel like I m sitting on the bayou with Dave Robicheaux These are dark books, sometimes frighteningly so, but I always come back to them and I m always sorry when the sto...


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    My first and only James Burke novel before this one was RAIN GODS And, I remember it being very dark and dreary, quite like reading McCarthy However, Burke seems to give the reader some sort of redemption in his endings And, this is what I most remember about that book.PEGASUS DESCENDING is my first Robicheaux novel And, holy crap, where the hell did this character come from Full, three dimensional charismatic badass This character is like a mixture of Vaschs Burke, and Parker s Spenser My first and only James Burke novel before this one was RAIN GODS And, I remember it being very dark and dreary, quite like reading McCarthy However, Burke seems to give the reader some sort of redemption in his endings And, this is what I most remember about that book.PEGASUS DESCENDING is my first Robicheaux novel And, holy crap, where the hell did this character come from Full, three dimensional charismatic badass This character is like a mixture of Vaschs Burke, and Parker s Spenser And, with listening to the audio version done by Will Patton this book had me at the edge of my seat Robicheaux is told to investigate a woman who is passing around marked 100 bills at the local casino When it s found out that the girl in question is the daughter of his best friend The same best friend that he saw killed in an armed car robbery, he comes to realize that the past, and the present are mingle...


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    PROTAGONIST Dave RobicheauxSETTING New OrleansSERIES 15 of 15 RATING 4.5Dave Robicheaux has always been a man haunted by his past, and neverso than in PEGASUS DESCENDING More than 20 years after the fact, he is still experiencing strong guilt about not preventing the murder of a good friend, Dallas Klein, who was mowed down by mob types Dave witnessed the event, but was unable to do anything about it because he was completely drunk at the time When Klein s daughter shows up almost PROTAGONIST Dave RobicheauxSETTING New OrleansSERIES 15 of 15 RATING 4.5Dave Robicheaux has always been a man haunted by his past, and neverso than in PEGASUS DESCENDING More than 20 years after the fact, he is still experiencing strong guilt about not preventing the murder of a good friend, Dallas Klein, who was mowed down by mob types Dave witnessed the event, but was unable to do anything about it because he was completely drunk at the time When Klein s daughter shows up almost at his doorstep, the guilt comes back in full force Trish Klein appears to be a chip off the old block she s passing stolen hundred dollar bills and has strong connections to some of the local gambling joints Surprisingly, she establishes an even stronger connection with Dave s best friend, Clete Purcel, who against all odds, seems to ha...


  6. says:

    2nd read listen Grittyfrom start to finish Classic James Lee Burke style with Dave Clete keeping the mayhem in order in lovely yet suspect New Iberia All of the rich elements are shining in this dialoguewhich makes this author one of a kind Seriously, give a listen to any JLB audiobooks narrated by Will Pattonthis man is Dave Robicheaux Clete Purcell Louisiana, with the exception of New Orleans would go unnoticed without this irre...


  7. says:

    An absolute perfect match of novelist and narrator is James Lee Burke and Will Patton


  8. says:

    Pegasus , no original Pegasus Descending , editado em 2006, o d cimo quinto livro da s rie protagonizada pelo detective Dave Robicheaux, escrito pelo norte americano James Lee Burke.O cen rio da narrativa de Pegasus mant m se na pequena cidade de New Iberia, no sul do Louisiana, na zona do bayou pequenos bra os ou afluentes do rio Mississipi, numa rede naveg vel de milhares de quil metros, infestado de crocodilos, mosquitos e outros insectos voadores e de reas pantanosas, fustigada Pegasus , no original Pegasus Descending , editado em 2006, o d cimo quinto livro da s rie protagonizada pelo detective Dave Robicheaux, escrito pelo norte americano James Lee Burke.O cen rio da narrativa de Pegasus mant m se na pequena cidade de New Iberia, no sul do Louisiana, na zona do bayou pequenos bra os ou afluentes do rio Mississipi, numa rede naveg vel de milhares de quil metros, infestado de crocodilos, mosquitos e outros insectos voadores e de reas pantanosas, fustigada por furac es e tempestades tropicais.O detective Dave Robicheaux continua a sua caminhada para a reden o, para a fuga ao alcoolismo e ao delirium tremens , dominado pelos seus fantasmas e por actos reprov veis que lhe ensombram o sono e os sonhos H cerca de vinte e cinco anos, na zona de Opa Locka, em Miami, na Florida, Robicheaux presenciou em estado de embr...


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    James Lee Burke is an American treasure As the author of thrillers in different locations and times Louisiana, Texas and Montana, he has the knack of making both the characters and the scenery come alive even if he s writing an historical novel His most well known works are the Dave Robicheaux novels about a troubled but highly ethical Vietnam veteran, ex alcoholic, ex New Orleans PD detective and survivor Pegasus Descending continues Robicheaux s story with a great plot that takes the ent James Lee Burke is an American treasure As the author of thrillers in different locations and times Louisiana, Texas and Montana, he has the knack of making both the characters and the scenery come alive even if he s writing an historical novel His most well known works are the Dave Robicheaux novels about a troubled but highly ethical Vietnam veteran, ex alcoholic, ex New Orleans PD detective and survivor Pegasus Descending continues Robicheaux s story with a great plot that takes the entire book to unravel Peppered with the kind of unforgettable characters that inhabit Burke s novels, this one goes the limit with a black gang banger, a Miami syndicate boss and his totally unappealing body guards as well as his brutal fraternity boy son, a local hard case criminal and his insane wife and c...


  10. says:

    This is not a stellar Robicheaux outing The case felt murky and dirty in ways that made me cringe from time to time, as well as utter a loud ick as I was reading I feel like I need a shower after reading this The hidden homosexual urges and extreme violence against women well, to be fair, not all of the women were defenseless were, I thought, overwrought I still love Dave and his relationships with Helen, Clete, and Molly, but I didn t come away from this novel with much other than frust This is not a stellar Robicheaux outing The case felt murky and dirty in ways that made me cringe from time to time, as well as utter a loud ick as I was reading I feel like I need a shower after reading this The hidden homosexual urges and extreme violence against women well, to be fair, not all of the women were ...


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Pegasus Descending (Dave Robicheaux, #15) WHEN A NICE YOUNG WOMAN Named Trish Klein Blows Into Louisiana Passing Hundred Dollar Bills In Local Casinos, Detective Dave Robicheaux Senses A Storm Bearing Down On His New Life Of Contentment Twenty Five Years Ago, Lost In A Drunken Haze In Florida, Robicheaux Was Too Far Gone To Save His Friend And Fellow Nam Vet Dallas Klein, Murdered In Cold Blood For Gambling Debts Now, The Arrival Of Dallas S Daughter Opens A Door Locked Long Ago, And Extracting Her Motives Points Robicheaux To The Suicide Of A Local Good Girl Pulled Into A Vortex Of Power, Sex, And Death It S Robicheaux S Most Personally Painful Case A Roller Coaster Of Passion, Surprise, And Regret And It May Be His Deadliest.

  • Hardcover
  • 368 pages
  • Pegasus Descending (Dave Robicheaux, #15)
  • James Lee Burke
  • English
  • 14 July 2019
  • 0743277724

About the Author: James Lee Burke

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