The Body Farm

The Body Farm

Book - 2008
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Dr. Kay Scarpetta travels to North Carolina to investigate the murder of an eleven-year-old girl, but the evidence does not add up, and she must conduct a gruesome experiment at a remote research facility to find the answers, in a new edition of the classic thriller, complete with a new introduction by the author.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, 2008
Edition: Berkley premium ed
ISBN: 9780425201442
Branch Call Number: M CORNWELL
Characteristics: 388 p. ; 20 cm


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May 15, 2018

I didn't like this book as well as I've liked the previous books in the series, by far. I guess my greatest frustration lies with the issues I seem to always have with Marino. How on earth did someone as ignorant as Marino seems to be ever become a detective??? There was so little logic in so much of the book. Scarpetta seemed to be the only one in the book able to figure anything out, which was silly. She is a ME, not a psychic! Ugh. I hope the From Potter's Field is better than this book was!

Nov 21, 2013

Very good example of Cornwell's writing. It's okay, but nothing memorable

May 23, 2013

I love Patricia Cornwell...!! She is a good mystery writer and I love her characters in her Kay Scarpetta series!! Awesome Read!!

Jul 17, 2012

One new case solved, one ongoing case. Suspenseful and unpredictable, the reader is thrown around and become emotionally invested with the characters

Nov 01, 2011

This is the first book of very many of Patricia Cornwells that I have enjoyed. I read it many years ago and it still comes to mind vividly because of the impression it left on me. It was eerily realistic and at the same time shocking. A true page turner!


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