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Field of Prey: (A Lucas Davenport Novel Book 24) John Sandford | Summary & Analysis by Book*Sense

Field of Prey: (A Lucas Davenport Novel Book 24)

John Sandford | Summary & Analysis by Book*Sense

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Field of Prey: Summary & Analysis of John Sandfords Field of PreyThis is a Summary & Analysis of John Sandfords Field of Prey. Bestselling author Sandford adds to his extensive Prey series with the deliciously tense Field of Prey. In it,MoreField of Prey: Summary & Analysis of John Sandfords Field of PreyThis is a Summary & Analysis of John Sandfords Field of Prey. Bestselling author Sandford adds to his extensive Prey series with the deliciously tense Field of Prey. In it, he relates the story of Lucas Davenport’s investigation of the Black Hole serial killer in a complicated story of sadism, political intrigue, insanity, police procedural and politics both interpersonal and governmental. Along the way, the novel draws attention to the ways in which media coverage skews the ability of those who seek justice to do their work.John Sandford’s 2014 Field of Prey is a multi-threaded detective novel which we breakdown in this analysis that follows the investigation by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) agent Lucas Davenport of the Black Hole serial killer, a murderer who tortures, rapes and murders young blonde women before dumping their corpses in an abandoned cistern in the Midwestern farmlands south of Minneapolis. Progressing from the accidental discovery of the dumping site by amorous high schoolers through the increasingly complicated and misdirected investigation, the novel follows Lucas and the other investigators as they track down the Black Hole killer in the very nick of time—and it does not neglect the other goings-on in the BCA world.Sandford is clearly quite familiar with the area of which he writes- geographic detail abounds, offering a high degree of verisimilitude that serves to foster a Coleridgean willingness to suspend disbelief which is looked at in this summary & analysis. Unlike a number of other detective novels, the characters are very much human, with flaws that are authentic rather than the “entirely too good at sex” or “flawed by being too good at everything to be believed” typical of the genre. The deployment of the mundane in the identity of the murderer, the use of the everyday to make possible the series of acts that give rise to the plot, is striking in its sensibility. It is one of the better ideas by which to enable a murderer, chilling in the very lack of remarkableness of the cover under which the murderer hides. Thus, even with its problems, Field of Prey is worth reading.This Analysis of Field of Prey fills the gap, making you understand more while enhancing your reading experience.