Deadlock (V. I. Warshawski) [Sara Paretsky] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When Chicago Black Hawks hockey legend Boom Boom. Deadlock is a detective novel by Sara Paretsky told in the first person by private eye (Vic) V. I. Warshawski. Plot[edit]. Vic goes to the Chicago port to find out. Deadlock, V. I. Warshawski’s second case, involves the huge Great Lakes shipping industry. Once again the subject is murder — this time the “accidental death”.

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I’m not sure, but I enjoyed this book.


The story was pretty good but this time I had a hard time envisioning some of her descriptions, especially concerning the events when a large ship went thru a lock. A Journal of Detection is devoted to her work.

Why then would they arbitrarily decide to ignore her now? I I enjoyed this book because I was made to feel for the individuals involved in this plot to make a shipping company more solvent. She drinks Johnnie Walker Edadlock Label, breaks into houses looking for clues, and can hold her own in a street fight, but also she pays attention to her clothes, sings opera along with the radio, and enjoys her sex life.

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I still enjoyed V. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Parehsky Paretsky writes novels about a Private Investigator called V. The story opens with a funeral for her cousin Deaclock Warshawski, an ex-hockey player. Cell phones haven’t even become a thing yet!

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But knowing who did it was not easy, especially when she has very little background on the shipping docks and industry. And that’s exactly the path VI sets off on once she’s convinced of foul play.

With the creation of V.

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It’s a compelling, fast-paced story and I also learned a thing or two about shipping grain on the Great Lakes. I also enjoyed the plot line. I had to read this for my English class.

The New York Times. My only critique would be I think this could have been a little shorter. Jun 02, Ida rated it really liked it Shelves: Was a slimy shipping tycoon also involved? Well-plotted, labyrinthine mystery involving dedlock death of an ex-hockey pro, old money vs. Sara Paretsky is a modern American author of detective fiction. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Thanks for stopping by.

Books by Sara Paretsky. So she started to find out who killed his cousin. Vick got to experience it all first hand and I was worried she desdlock be injured enough for a hospital! From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I think that this book is a really good book because I can see that the details were very clear about everything and I also like the ending.

This one for me is a re-read from probably around the time that the book was first published. I find locks fascinating and I was pretty excited to see Vick traveling through a major lock or two in this novel. I enjoyed this particular one so much that I am moving straight on to the next in the series Sara Paretsky writes novels about a Private Investigator called V. Oct 21, Phrynne rated it really liked it.


I find interesting and definitely a contradiction. This website uses cookies. Jul 02, Jim Remsen added it. The person reading the story gave it a pace I enjoyed. Thanks for telling us about the problem. This can lead to all kinds of difficulty but sarq course she always comes out the other side smelling of roses. Written thirty years ago,it seemed stale.

Once again am shocked by how much I really enjoyed book 2 in the V. May 17, L rated it really liked it. This page was last edited on 12 Octoberat A quite good V. A lot of the book is deductions and snooping that V.

Now, back to the good stuff. Warshawski helps to fill the gap. And everyone she encounters during her investigation seems to have some secret to hide.