When this book first came out, in the UK, it was called “The Visitor”, which makes a whole lot of sense to me: it links to the plot, it’s ambiguous about the nature and identity of the visitor and it’s easy to remember. 623 more words
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Bookends: High-octane adventure complicates a road trip
By Dan Davidson
April 2, 2014
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A Wanted Man
By Lee Child
624 pages… 764 more words
I imagine that a big part of the fun for Lee Child in writing the Jack Reacher books is the ability to set the story anywhere in the U.S. 224 more words
I wrote this review last year but, for some reason, I forgot to post it here.
I found listening to the first two Reacher novels soothing, Child’s sparse, almost documentary-style prose with its focus on facts and street names and physical routines, combined with McClain’s calm but never dull voice, create a rhythm that I enjoy. 247 more words
I wrote this review last year but somehow forgot to post it here.
I’m obviously late discovering Jack Reacher, brought to him by the publicity around Cruise’s movie (although only the weirdness of Hollywood would cast 5′ 7” Cruise to play 6′ 5” Reacher). 214 more words