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Even Longer Firm

Advantages: Follow up to The Long Firm
Disadvantages: But weaker and less gripping

Jake Arnott's second book keeps to the winning formula of 'The Long Firm'. Three lead characters interweave their stories in the first person. Frank Taylor is a policeman on the way up (and on the make). Billy Porter is a small time crook who murders thre ...

Pinotage 22.05.2001 · Read full review
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He Kills Coppers by Jake Arnott

Advantages: It's a compelling story for those who enjoy bleak themes.
Disadvantages: The multiple voices could be a tad confusing.

This is a darkly brooding crime novel dominated by a feeling of quiet desperation, a feeling that is generated through the lives of the three lead characters. Jake Arnott does an excellent job of recreating the mood and attitudes of London in 1966, giving ...

damieng 24.01.2005 · Read full review
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Great title Great read

Advantages: Excellent concept
Disadvantages: Large gaps in the characters lives

This is Jake Arnott’s second novel and as with The Long Firm we involve ourselves with the crime scene in 1960s London. The book traces three main characters: Billy Porter – the cop killer of the title; Frank Taylor – the policeman part ...

maeib 21.08.2001 · Read full review
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Commander Adnam is Back!

Advantages: Fast moving and keeps the reader on the edge
Disadvantages: The ending leaves loose ends

...Another great book by Patrick Robinson, with Technical advice from Sandy Woodward. As the title suggests HMS Unseen is all about a British Submarine called HMS Unseen. However, our old friend Commander Adnam, has come out of retirement to cause more m ...

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HMS Unseen - a really good techno-thriller

Advantages: Well written, good factual base, intruiging
Disadvantages: An odd ending

I have only just discovered this author, but I am very pleasantly surprised by this work of art. It is really entertaining, and if you get reallt involved in the book, it becomes really really good. It is about an Iraqi secret agent, who escapes Iraq (and ...

AdmMcD 04.03.2001 · Read full review
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