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A LITTLE MONKEY OF A READ!

Advantages: Great read with loads of information
Disadvantages: Too many characters

THE AUTHOR After graduating to become a lawyer Jeffery Deaver spent several years working in a large Wall Street firm, it was on his commute to and from work that he started writing the novels he has become renowned for. Many years on and he has written ...

frizzball 24.02.2006 · Read full review
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MONKEY SAY – MONKEY DO

Advantages: A great book in the mystery and thriller genre
Disadvantages: Few

“Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape” Nobody crosses the ghost, or rather nobody crosses the ghost and lives. As one of Chinas leading snakehead ...

stuleg 24.06.2004 · Read full review
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Sink or Swim

Advantages: fast paced thriller
Disadvantages: the first chapter

This is the fourth in the Lincoln Rhymes series of books by Jeffrey Deaver. Although I wasn’t aware of this when I first picked up the book about a year ago. I received the book as a free gift when I joined a book club and promptly put it to one s ...

pyela1 03.12.2004 · Read full review
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Advantages: Old fashioned mystery - holds the attention
Disadvantages: None if taken on its own terms

Nowhere in the book is Nick actually referred to as "Nick The Greek" - but somehow you keep expecting it. It's that kind of milieu - that time period. Of course his wife does frequently refer to him as 'just a Greek' 'a lying Greek' and other such terms ...

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Review of The Thin Man - Dashiell Hammett

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It's a Mystery

Advantages: A good crime story
Disadvantages: Poor characterisation

Steig Larsson has a lot to answer for. After reading and loving his Millennium trilogy, I was interested in discovering further Scandinavian crime fiction and thrillers. When Amazon suggested I might like this book, I was keen to read it. I didn't know th ...

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Review of The Draining Lake - Arnaldur Indridason

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