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Will Hannibal Eat Starling

Advantages: Superbly written exciting story
Disadvantages: Very Violent

Paul Flint has created an excellent character in Grace Flint. Unfortunately the book is being aimed , with no subtlety whatsoever and the "Silence of the Lambs"/"Hannibal" market. The similarities in the books is the heroines are both fragile police w ...

mikeydred 19.07.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Flint - Paul Eddy

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Flint

Advantages: none
Disadvantages: timewasting

...This book is intresting, not particaly one on my favourites but worth reading. I engages the reader but im not sure the storyline is that good. Flint is alright but there should be more action and more of an intrest factor. I think paul eddy definatly cou ...

remmy27 02.06.2007 · Read full review
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An Anniversary Date With Death

Advantages: Interesting and gritty making it enjoyable to read
Disadvantages: A bit muddled at times, disappointing ending

I came across this in the library and recognised the name, which was confirmed by the comment on the cover: 'From the author of A Quiet Belief In Angels a Richard & Judy Book Club selection' on the cover. I couldn't remember too much about Ellory's writin ...

gothic_moon 22.11.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Anniversary Man - R.J. Ellory

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An excellent crime thriller

Advantages: Cracking thirller and summer read
Disadvantages: NOne

...I'm new to R.J.Ellory books and I stumbled across The Anniversary Man as my recommended bok, A Quiet Belief in Angels, wasn't available. As a huge fan of crime fiction and thrillers I was not at all disappointed in my second choice. Plot John Coste ...

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Oh my God, they killed Kennedy

Advantages: Compelling, creates a world entirely of its own
Disadvantages: A little confusing, and the violence and language will put a lot of people off

I've been re-reading quite a bit of James Ellroy in recent weeks. He's probably America's greatest living crime novelist, his delirious plotting and testosterone-fuelled prose creating an atmosphere somewhere between Hemingway and David Lynch. Ellroy' ...

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Review of American Tabloid - James Ellroy

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