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review Darkness Darkness Resnick 12 Ï eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ ☃ [PDF / Epub] ☂ Darkness Darkness Resnick 12 By John Harvey ✑ – The final DI Charlie Resnick novel from the Cartier Diamond Dagger winner and Sunday Times bestselling author of Cold in Hand Thirty years ago the The final DI Charlie Resnick novel from the Cartier Diamond Dagger winner and Sunday Times bestselling author of Cold in Hand Thirty years ago the Miners' Strike threatened to tear the country apart Darkness Darkness ePUB #231 turning neighbour against neighbour husband agai. I have clear memories of 1984 and seeing scenes of carnage as the police and miners clashed I was a child at the time The miners' strike is such a wonderful setting for a crime novel and I completely applaud authors who use it as a backdrop The political and social tensions of the time and the sad decline of the coal industry and mining communities was the end result A different time when the country was dividedThis is the first John Harvey novel I have read It's a shame when you read a novel featuring a rather interesting detective character to see its the last in a series I felt very drawn to Charlie Resnick and got a little insight into the man he wasThe plot was just brilliant with the narrative alternating between the present day and 1984 A skeleton was found and identified as a woman who had gone missing in 1984 She is mother and strike supporter Jenny Hardwick Slowly Resnick and DI Catherine Njoroge the lead on the case find out the truth Gritty sad and beautifully written I just loved it Social history and crime merged into a lovely impressive read I will have to read the rest of this series now

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Nst wife father against son enmities which smoulder still Resnick recently made up to inspector and ambivalent at best about some of the police tactics had run an information gathering unit at the heart of the dispute Now in virtual retirement and still grieving over the vio. There have been many books written about the miners’ strike but rarely from a Nottinghamshire perspective Thirty years on and John Harvey through his Nottingham based Polish Detective Charlie Resnick revisits the 1984 strike that threatened a civil war and tore towns and families apart Partly inspired by David Peace’s novel GB84 Harvey picked the strike as the perfect backdrop to his final crime novel Darkness DarknessIt’s 2014 and Resnick is virtually retired Back during the strike he was running an intelligence gathering unit in north Notts His team of undercover officers were sent out to mix and mingle working as spies their information reported back to the police authorities in LondonWhen a body is discovered in an old mining town the fictional Bledwell Vale under the ruins of a housing block recently knocked down Resnick is asked to help Back in ’84 a young woman went missing Resnick had worked the area and known many of the locals and has memories that might open a case that’s gone cold The missing woman is Jenny Hardwick part of the strike movement and wife of a man that continued to work The conflict is never forced nor contrived and the reader gets to experience the events of the time through flashbacks as Jenny’s world exists in parallel to Resnick’s 2014 case Getting to know and like Jenny adds another dimension to the book and lets the reader care about victim the way Resnick always hasThatcher Scargill the police the scabs and the strikers are all under fire here and yet there’s a humanity that offers understanding to both sides of the picket line The lasting damage to whole communities and individual families in never underplayed and the repercussions of that time are still evident within a changing police force What hasn’t changed in thirty years is the existence of domestic violence and this is confronted whilst Resnick must also look back at his younger career and a case high on suspects and low on leads This is a clever way of bringing the series to a conclusionImmensely readable important and well paced it’s a fine who dun it and much besidesAs for Resnick’s farewell Harvey considered his options including bumping off his hero and evidence of that contemplation is found in a fitting finale

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Darkness Darkness Resnick 12Lent death of his former partner the discovery of the body of a young woman who disappeared during the Strike brings Resnick back to the front line to assist in the investigation into the woman's murder forcing him to confront his past in what will assuredly be his last case. All good things eventually come to an end And unfortunately that time has come for the excellent Charlie Resnick series as well In this last novel in which the superb detective and jazz enthusiast appears he is of course retired as an active cop and is sitting behind a desk reviewing cold cases Then a skeleton is found and the SIO enlists Charlie to assist in the investigation because he was present on the scene 30 years before during the historical coal miners’ strike and could provide the team with background knowledge and then someCharlie’s guess which is soon confirmed is that the remains are those of a woman who went missing at the time The inuiry proceeds along several lines none of which seem to pan out But Charlie and the SIO continue on doggedly following each dead end lead After 30 years this is not unexpected and the higher ups would not be disappointed if the investigation would end without a result just fade away But that’s not Charlie’s way or that of the SIOThe author lived and worked in the area during the strike observing the lives of the workers and their families lending a strong authenticity to the background of the story which alternates between that time and the present “Darkness“s a fitting conclusion to one of the best crime series ever to appear and is highly recommended