Dexter Morgan, the namesake of Lindsay’s first novel, is one of the most likable vigilante serial killers in recent thriller literature. This is mainly. Darkly Dreaming Dexter Summary & Study Guide includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis, quotes, character descriptions, themes, and more. Meet Dexter Morgan, a polite wolf in sheep’s clothing. He’s handsome —Tulsa World“Jeff Lindsay sure does it right with Darkly Dreaming Dexter.” —Cleveland.

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At the very end of the novel, Migdia meets her end by dying dreajy knife wounds from Dexter’s brother, Brian, which later makes Sergeant Albert Doakes extremely suspicious of Dexter. Pointing right at Father Donovan.

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Like so many others, I loved the Showtime series and wanted to check out the original source material. View all 15 comments. The heaped soil looked very dark in the moonlight. Understandably, Dexter is disappointed when it seems that LaGuerta has caught the killer. Rita is put off by Dexter’s fascination with the killings; however, Dexter is dexrer excited, he does not notice her distaste. He began to know. Nov 01, Lauryl drewmy it it was ok Recommends it for: It quite fails to function as a mystery; at no time does anyone successfully piece together evidence or clues to get closer to catching the offscreen serial killer the book focuses on.

View all 26 comments. Hopefully reading these books during the offseason will sate my Dexter obsession until next September! I could hear the air rip at his throat.

If he was allowed to develop his technique on his own, there’s no telling what kind of killer he’d be.

Darkly Dreaming Dexter

I had worked hard to make it right, but you have to use what you’ve got to work with. I didn’t mind being in his head one little bit. He’s not right in the head and he knows dxeter, he spends a great deal of effort pretending to be human, and ordinary, yet because he only goes after sick bastards like child-molesting priests and the like, you can’t help but appreciate his vigilante efforts – though what he darkky to his victims is far from a quick and easy death.


Hellishly Haunted Harry knew early on that his young son had a personality disorder. To calculate your words per minute WPM reading speed, click the ‘Start reading’ button and read the entirety of the book’s description below. Darkly Dreaming Dexter is an amusing twist on an old formula that will leave readers rethinking their own definition of justice. I admit, I have become a big fan of the show, which is pretty smart and complex, despite its kind of drxter premise.

Awards and nominations Soundtrack. Oh Moon, glorious Moon Why did’nt I pick this up when it was first released is beyond me! Dexter believes that rather than having been interrupted, the killer has grown bored with his routine.

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I read this series of books because I was so taken by the Showtime series. Deborah gives Dexter a few hours to figure out what is going on before she turns in the evidence.

At least at the end they are. Throughout the entire book, Dexter talks about how he is missing that thing that allows the rest of us to feel emotions, but oddly enough, he bases most of his choices on what his foster father would have wanted him to do, because the thought of disappointing Harry is somehow upsetting to him. I had managed to clean off most of the dirt, but some of the bodies had been in the garden a very long time and you couldn’t tell where the dirt began and the body stopped.


This one is complete enough on its own to be standalone, but it does leave some interesting questions that I’m curious about. I also liked the way his foster father saw him for what he was, and instead of giving up on him, saw the potential for him to carve out a gruesome niche for himself as a good ish guy.

I watched him this night as I had watched for so many nights now. She’s two years younger than Dexter, dester a cop trying to become a detective and doing VERY poorly at it, and she could probably use a good week of binge-watching some true crime shows, because she is the most naive and oblivious person I’ve ever read about. His “Dark Passenger” is only referred to and never heard from, and his late father appears onscreen in visions or delusions; he acts as a mentor and a voice of reason for Dexter.

Did I get them all? And it makes so much more sense on the TV show that he’s Dexter’s brother. As Father Donovan passed it, the side door slid open.

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I have NOT seen the show. Popping Cherry after the police arrive. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

It was suddenly very quiet. I heard the key go in. After a lucid dreamDexter drives around Miami and spots a refrigerated truck. Sama knjiga kao knjiga je ok. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.