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By Alfred Heubeck, Arie Hoekstra

ISBN-10: 0198721447

ISBN-13: 9780198721444

This moment quantity of a major three-volume observation compiled by means of a global crew of students contains distinctive discussions of diction within the Odyssey and the culture of epic diction mostly.

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The inside of the bag was smeared with dark, congealed blood. ” He grinned, his expression cynical. “Nice way to start the week, huh, Bruce? You just gotta love Mondays . ” Because Sandra had trained to black belt level in two different martial arts, McKenzie had taken to calling her Bruce, in mockery of Bruce Lee. ” She shrugged. “Don’t think much, yet. We got two now, and that’s a real problem. ” “I can hear it now. Hole-in-the-chest cop killer stalks Chicago. ” McKenzie’s many-lined brow wrinkled under his receding hairline as he paused, thoughtful.

The only light was the weak city glow that leaked through the dingy picture window and created dim white squares on his faded green carpet, vaguely illuminating a week’s worth of newspapers, crumpled Budweiser cans, and empty pizza boxes. He wiped the sweat and rain from his forehead, walked into the kitchenette, and dropped the skin on the tile floor. That stink that Madrone couldn’t place was strong now. It smelled as if someone had been cooking Chinese food. He reached for the light switch— DARK HEART 31 Something blotted out the light in front of the picture window.

Something immediately struck her as familiar, but she couldn’t pinpoint it. She was still a little groggy. It was always a pain to wake up, get dressed, and leave a warm bed to come look at a dead body at this god-awful hour. But the captain had called her personally. It looked, he told her, like her man had struck again. One glance at the corpse confirmed why he thought so. Hole in the chest, heart on the floor. That pretty much said it all. Same as her prime-time case of the moment, the campus security guard, Baxter.

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