The Fourth Deadly Sin Summary
Lawrence Sanders

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The Fourth Deadly Sin Summary

In The Fourth Deadly Sin, Sanders develops three principal themes: psychology, self-image, and police politics.

It is the last one that gets the plot moving. Deputy Commissioner Ivar Thorsen is, as always, embroiled in political intrigues in the New York police department. He has been shepherding his proteges up the departmental ladder to positions of authority, and one of his favorites, Acting Chief of Detectives Michael Ramon Suarez, who is a good administrator...

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