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Danya Kukafka

Autor(a) de Notes on an Execution

4 Works 1,067 Membros 83 Críticas

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Obras por Danya Kukafka

Notes on an Execution (2022) 685 exemplares
Girl in Snow (2017) 380 exemplares

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More than Just a Crime Novel!

In this novel, the author explores choices and their consequences. From the time Lavender chooses to leave home at 16 to live with an older man on a remote farm, the consequences reverberate over decades, ultimately ending on Death Row.
The author imagines alternate lives for all the characters, including the victims and the perpetrator ( which is his only show of remorse).
It's also great crime novel, which features a strong female lead, interesting details about the justice system and foster care, without being preachy.… (mais)
 
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Chrissylou62 | 36 outras críticas | Apr 11, 2024 |
Listened to this on audio. This was a very interesting take on the crime thriller. We already know who did it, he's on death row for killing several young girls back in the day. Today is is last day and we watch the him has he goes thru his day on his way to the execution chamber. Intercut with this we go back in time to meet the women in his life, those who raised him, those he killed and those who caught him. What's absent, to good effect, is all the violence of the actual crimes. We know he did it, we don't have to "see" it, we just get to meet and understand the people around him. A good quick read.… (mais)
 
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mahsdad | 36 outras críticas | Apr 5, 2024 |
Just a great read from start to finish. An original voice, empathetic storytelling for every character, and a page-turning plot to keep it moving.
 
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gonzocc | 36 outras críticas | Mar 31, 2024 |

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Obras
4
Membros
1,067
Popularidade
#24,131
Avaliação
3.8
Críticas
83
ISBN
40
Línguas
5

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