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It was just to bland. Not enough action, nothing compared to the "Dexter" on t.v.Because of the show I was expecting more blood, gore, and creepy parts. The book failed to engage my nightmares. It seemed to skip over so many parts and I believe that the show had many more (ah) Deep inclination of the breath factor.I'm a little skeptical on buying the next book but since I started it, I will finish it.... 

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Barely readable. The Showtime series is far superior.

Review: Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter #1)

User Review  - Siddharth - Goodreads

Following a masterful first chapter in which Dexter executes a killing, the novel plummets in quality. The plot is interesting, but the writing isn't. It doesn't help that our lovable serial-killer's ... Read full review

Review: Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter #1)

User Review  - Raul Reyes - Goodreads

One of the few times in which a TV adaptation is far better than the novel itself. I was really disappointed by Lindsay's poor style and his development of a plot with great potential. Fotunately the producers of the TV show could see this potential and created a very exciting story. Read full review

Review: Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter #1)

User Review  - Sarah Walker - Goodreads

I had a high expectation level for this because of how good the tv show was. I usually prefer to read books before watching the show/movie to allow my brain to use my imagination before an image is ... Read full review

Review: Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter #1)

User Review  - Anadyr21 - Goodreads

I started (for the first time) watching the series soon after the series finale. I got up to season 6, before I got my hands on the book. I figured there would be a similar situation to the "Sookie ... Read full review

Review: Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter #1)

User Review  - Samantha Feisel - Goodreads

It honestly could have been 50 pages with the repeated inner monologue dwindled down to only the actually relevant/new thoughts Dexter had instead of a constant replay of his thoughts we get in the ... Read full review

Review: Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter #1)

User Review  - Allie - Goodreads

I wish I had read this before seeing the show. This book basically covers the first season of Dexter. However, there are some very welcome changes at the end of the book. Read full review

Review: Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter #1)

User Review  - Allison - Goodreads

It was okay. But having seen the show, I felt the book wasn't as detailed or complex. Everything just happened very quickly with little explanation or build up. It was a nice fast read, but it lacked the charm of Dexter. Read full review

Review: Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter #1)

User Review  - Tyler Dykema - Goodreads

I won't lie, I seen the Showtime show before reading this book. In fact, I didn't even realize it was a book until I started probably season 4 despite it saying in the opening credits in all seasons ... Read full review


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