It is an extensive dive into private detective work mixed with personal and professional issues that surface throughout this novel. There are vivid and detailed descriptions of each scenario that encapsulates a complete chapter. The reader is exposed to the details of detective work performed by a small private detective agency with a meagre staff complement.
Galbraith manages to weave in suspense throughout leaving the reader wanting to continue reading, if only, to determine the ultimate outcome. At times it appears exhausting just as the characters in this novel experience the exhaustion and the sheer tenacity to continue solving the mysteries surrounding this family; their income depends on their pursuance of the cases presented to them during their quest for resolution.
Lethal White is an interesting read despite its length.