Book cover - The Sins of the Fathers - Author Lawrence Block

The Sins of the Fathers

Author Lawrence Block

  • Release Date: 2009-10-13
  • Genre: Hard-Boiled
Our score: 4
From 173 Ratings

The Sins of the Fathers Summary

The Sins of the Fathers - The pretty young prostitute is dead. Her alleged murderer—a minister's son—hanged himself in his jail cell. The case is closed. But the dead girl's fatherhas come to Matthew Scudder for answers, sending the unlicensed private investigator in search of terrible truths about a life that was lived and lost in a sordid world of perversion and pleasures.

The Sins of the Fathers Review

  • Didn't see that coming!

    By Gfsrhvxd
    Such a great book! I don't normally read books and was lucky enough to find this one and wow! I'm downloading more from Lawrence block!
  • Wonderful, a murder mystery, a complex hero and a morality play!

    By Why not a sample first.
    What more could a reader want? Actually, nothing. This is an immensely powerful and interesting novel. I plan to read it again. It honk I will like it even more.
  • Page turner

    By MiltonDJr
    I enjoyed the complex detective character, Matthew Scudder in The Sins of the Fathers. The characters decisions making process to solve crime and punishment for the crime is very interesting. The book is a page turner, that you quickly get lost in.
  • Great Deal!

    By Lvnevfan
    Great book. Great price.
  • Lawrence Block is...

    By ABratch
    ... the godfather of crime fiction.
  • The reason we need e-books!

    By skotjay
    Forget about the convenience of not having to wander around looking for a book, or not having to lug a book around with you... The reason I love e-books is that it puts into your hands stories like this one. Stories that are VERY hard to find in print form, nut are MUST reads for any crime/noir fan. The vast majority of detectives in fiction today are soft-core versions of Matt Scudder.


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