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The Glass Rainbow: A Dave Robicheaux Novel

2 Ratings: 4.5
A book by James Lee Burke

Starred Review. MWA Grand Master Burke offers everything his readers expect--brilliant prose, prosaic situations that suddenly become mystic experiences, and a complex plot that repeatedly plumbs the depths of human depravity and the heights of nobility--in … see full wiki

Author: James Lee Burke
Genre: Mystery & Thrillers
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
2 reviews about The Glass Rainbow: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
review by . October 12, 2010
4 1/2 stars      What could possibly draw the attention of Dave Robicheaux and the New Iberia police department more than the brutal death of seven young women?      Even more, Dave becomes unofficially involved when one of the women doesn't fit the profile. Bernadette Latiolais was a high school senior and honors student who had been offered a college scholarship.      When a body is dumped in the field of a cane farmer in New Iberia …
review by . September 01, 2010
Burke has an uncanny ability to expose the failures of society, his Detective Dave Robicheaux novels set in Iberia Parish,, Louisiana, and neighboring places, where the old world still battles with the new and the mythology lays claim on daily existence. As the years go by, Dave Robicheaux remains a dedicated cop, bedeviled by his own history, sober after years of violence and grief, as tied to his past and love of place as Burke. As one of Burke's iconic characters, Robicheaux embodies the modern …
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