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10 thoughts on “The Roar Of The Butterflies (Joe Sixsmith, #5)

  1. says:

    I adored the Joe Sixsmith novels although I never could get on with the Dalziel and Pascoe books So was glad to see this new Joe Sixsmith on the library shelves Hill writes with such brilliant wit and has an amazing way...


  2. says:

    I really liked this book Lots of wry humour and very little in the way of overt violence and over the top hysteria that can typify this genre Hill has created a likeable detective who does things his own way.


  3. says:

    A welcome return to Joe Sixsith, Hill s amusing PI.


  4. says:

    Hill s clockwork plotting is here, as it is in the longer Dalziel and Pascoe books, but comedy isthe focus Some of the writing is wonderfully silly, verging on P G Wodehouse s style the title is a tribute to him, as is Chris Porphery, the Young Fair God The book is considerably lighter than the DP series though they have some wonderful moments of humour too , and at times seems almost so lightweight it s going to float away However, everything comes neatly together at the end, a Hill s clockwork plotting is here, as it is in the longer Dalziel and Pascoe books, but comedy isthe focus Some of the writing is wonderfully silly, verging on P G Wodehouse s style the title is a tribute to him, as is Chris Porphery, the Young Fair God The book is considerably lighter than the DP series though they have some wonderful moments of humour too , and at times seems almost so lightweight it s ...


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    Reginald Hill s The Roar of the Butterflies is a light comic yarn about a bumbling, middle aged private detective with a paunch, Joe Sixsmith, called upon to solve a country club crime of a member being accused of cheating in a golf tournament The lightweight crime is perhaps a bit deceiving, since the real story involvestreacherous motives and actions For example, Sixsmith s detective work leads him to two near death experiences of being hung over the same high rise balcony railing in t Reginald Hill s The Roar of the Butterflies is a light comic yarn about a bumbling, middle aged private detective with a paunch, Joe Sixsmith, called upon to solve a country club crime of a member being accused of cheating in a golf t...


  6. says:

    Thoroughly enjoyed this my first book by Reginald Hill in which featured the intrepid private investigator Joe Sixsmith The story unfolded in a clever but lighthearted manner in which different characters evolved, whose exaggerated traits we could all appreciate and recognise It was an extremely witty and entertaining book which was difficult to put down I would recommend this book, not least to those who know and understand the idiosyncrasies of some of thecolourful members of a golf c Thoroughly enjoyed this my first book by Regina...


  7. says:

    Delightful The author, Reginald Hill, was almost unique among mystery writers in that he became better andhoned as a writer the older he got The only thing that stopped his progress was death and I for one, expect great things of him in the afterlife Joe Sixsmith is sort of the flip side of Sam Spade He s downish, but not out, he has a girlfriend, not a secretary, and he is visited for hire not by a gorgeous dame, but by in his own words a YFG Young Fair God He is lovable instead o Delightful The author, Reginald Hill, was...


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    The Roar of the Butterflies , by Reginald Hill, is I believe the fifth in his series featuring private detective Joe Sixsmith, but it is the first one of the series that I have read During an extremely hot Luton summer, Joe is asked by a young, rich golf club member to clear his name he is suspected of having cheated at golf, a sin that would result in his being expelled from the club despite the fact that, it having been built by his grandfather, the young man has the majority of shares i The Roar of the Butterflies , by Reginald Hill, is I believe the fifth in his series featuring private detective Joe Sixsmith, but it is the first one of the series that I...


  9. says:

    The Joe Sixsmith series is muchlight hearted than Mr Hill s other, well known Dalziel and Pascoe series Partly because Joe is a gifted amateur Private Investigator and partly because of Joe s own personality He takes his responsibilities seriously, but he doesn t take himself all that seriously Of course his Aunt Mirabelle and his girlfriend Beryl are always standing by, ready to shoot down any signs of Joe getting ahead of himself.He is somewhat surprised though to find himself confron The Joe Sixsmith series is muchlight hearted than Mr Hill s other, well known Dalziel and Pascoe series Partly because Joe is a gifted amateur Private Investigator and partly because of Joe s own personality He takes his responsibilities seriously, but he doesn t take himself all that seriously Of course his Aunt Mirabelle and his girlfriend Beryl are always standing by, ready to shoot down any signs of Joe getting ahead of himself.He is somewhat surprised though to find himself confronted by a YFG Young Fair God On a day when the heat is causing him to hallucinate anyway, the vision of Chris Porphyry and his posh car in Joe s office area is a bit of a surpri...


  10. says:

    THE ROAR OF THE BUTTERFLIES 2008 Reginald HillWhen I found this book I just assumed it was just another Dalziel and Pascoe novel It wasn t I suddenly found myself possessed of a chapter in a different series by Hill that I wasn t aware of A Joe Sixsmith novel Joe is an ex lathe operator who got laid off from his job and decided to become a private eye It didn t bother his that he didn t know anything about his new career, he just wanted to be ...


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The Roar Of The Butterflies (Joe Sixsmith, #5) Epub The Roar Of The Butterflies Joe Sixsmith, 5 Author Reginald Hill Bystricepodhostynem.eu Laid Off Lathe Operator Turned Private Investigator Joe Sixsmith Is Suddenly Very Popular, And Not Just With The Ladies Though He Doesn T Know A Putter From A Nine Iron, He S Being Implored To Come To The Rescue Of One Christian Porphyry, The Scion Of The Upper Crust Family That Owns The Most Exclusive Country Club In Luton Porphyry Faces Expulsion For The Heinous Crime Of Cheating At Golf.Inexplicably, Political Boss Crime Czar King Rat Ratcliffe Is Also Interested In Employing Joe, Offering Him Some Very Attractive Surveillance Work In Sunny Spain But Sixsmith S Intrigued By The First Case, Especially When A Possible Witness To The Alleged Indiscretion Mysteriously Vanishes.It S Not Unusual For Joe To Feel Out Of His Depth, But This Time He Feels Out Of His Class Too Suddenly He Faces A Potentially Fatal Pummeling From A Variety Of Sources And Is In Grave Peril Of Discovering Just How Dangerous A Contact Sport Golf Can Be.

  • Kindle Edition
  • 322 pages
  • The Roar Of The Butterflies (Joe Sixsmith, #5)
  • Reginald Hill
  • English
  • 13 July 2018

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