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Prototype Bond Returns

Advantages: "Of its time" and enjoyable in that context
Disadvantages: Doesn't match up to the first two in the series

This is the third in the re-issued series authored by the former soldier, spy and Professor of English Literature, without whom it is said, there'd have been no Bond, no Smiley, no Bourne. I suspect that's not strictly true, but it makes a good tag-line. ...

hiker 04.10.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Wallace of the Secret Service - Alexander Wilson

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Suffer the Children

Advantages: A great example of the genre, with some political insight thrown in for free
Disadvantages: None

Cassie is out riding on a bridle path hardly used in the height of summer, totally deserted in winter. Her horse takes a tumble, and she goes with it, and stumbles into a tiny, plastic-wrapped child, maybe three-years old, and painfully thin, foot-soles l ...

hiker 22.08.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Water Music - Margie Orford

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Witch hunt

Advantages: loved it all
Disadvantages: none really

Witch Hunt by Ian Ranklin Writing as Jack Harvey Price: £5.99 Released: 1993 Pages:451 I have 3 6ft bookcases full of books I've read less than half a bookcase, which is awful so this year I've decided to crack on with reading, I'm trying to read 2 a mo ...

stacey2911 01.11.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Witch Hunt - Ian Rankin

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Witchfinder General - eat your heart out

Advantages: Totally enjoyable
Disadvantages: None

...I have just finished reading the most fantastic book ever! It’s called Witch Hunt, by Ian Rankin (writing as Jack Harvey), and it tells the story of the hunt for a terrorist, known as ‘Witch’ (hence the title) to those in the security forces. As with ...

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Review of Witch Hunt - Ian Rankin

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Anything For a Quick Buck

Advantages: Can't think of any
Disadvantages: The book is a total turkey!

~ ~ Anybody who reads my reviews regularly will be aware that the mad cabbie is a HUGE fan of the Scot’s author Ian Rankin, and more specifically of his doughty and disreputable main character, Inspector Rebus, the Edinburgh copper. In fact, I only recent ...

the_mad_cabbie 14.12.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Watchman - Ian Rankin

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