Quotes from Synge’s play were scrawled all over this tale, titled The Dramatist, which had Glen’s shambling yet well-read sleuth tangling with Galway’s alarmingly psychotic academic elite, a bunch who specialized in gross moral turpitude.A Ph D in Synge would have helped to get all the references.At heart though, this was a good old fashioned revenge tail, lifted a cut above by Glen’s finely judged turn as eloquent Taylor and it’s sharp take on modern Ireland.
But her professor is adamant she would never have taken her own life and asks Jack to investigate.
As always hard-drinking Jack, who amazingly has been on the wagon for six months, is keen to get stuck into the case and enlists the help of a former colleague Kate.
His trademark rookie methods and meticulous attention to detail immediately start getting results when he makes a literary connection from a piece of paper found tied around the students wrist to a quotation from the great Irish dramatist JM. As Galway born Jack probes deeper into what happened a second student is found dead.
There is a particularly bizarre and horrible ending to this intriguing mystery.
Where would writers of murder thrillers be without academic settings and literary allusions to lend their tales of brutality an air of intellectual profundity.
Iain Glen returned as Galway City’s maverick gumshoe, a recovering alcoholic who used to be a Garda., and found himself instantly immersed in a tale soaked in thhe richness of Irish mythology.JM Synge’s Deidre Of The Sorrows rippled through the plot like blood pulsing in a vein.No surprise that novelist Ken Bruen, who’s stories inspired the series, used to be an English Teacher.Metai: 2011 Žanras: Komedijos Kalba: Lietuvių (Profesionalus) Trukmė: Kokybė: Gera Režisierius: Dennis Dugan Vaidina: Adam Sandler, Al Pacino, Katie Holmes, Elodie Tougne, Rohan Chand, Eugenio Derbez, David Spade,...Aprašymas: Džekas - rūpestingas ir mylintis šeimos žmogus.Staiga Padėkos dieną atvyksta jo ekscentrinė sesė dvynė Džilė.