“… there no possession more valuable than a sober sunrise, and any drunk who demands more out of life than that will probably not have it”
Dave Robicheaux is, as well as Charlie Parker and Arkady Renko, an amazing character.
― Humble, thugh and sincere as hell!
He represents what I recognize as “a good human being”. Very hard, if not impossible, to find in real life.
James Lee Burke on the other hand is equally brilliant as a writer. I think very few people within the hard-boiled whodunit genre have the quality James possesses. Very few!
I am very glad and proud he chose the Crime Fiction genre to vent his frustration and thoughts.
“Pegasus Descending” is a bit better than “Crusader's Cross”, the only other book I’ve read in the Dave Robicheaux series. The book is more complex, but in a good sense, a very good sense.
“I’ll always be proud of you” She said.
“Because you’re incapable of being anyone other than yourself”