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I Hate Repeating Myself

There was a time I inhabited a realm in which I had imagined I wanted to write a MASSIVE novel. Fortunately I came to my senses quickly, cut… 485 more words


"Running Blind" Jack Reacher #4 by Lee Child - Clever, brutal plot. Reacher loses touch with reality

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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Review: Personal by Lee Child

“Jack Reacher returns in the latest fast-moving, action-packed, suspenseful book from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child.

You can leave the army, but the army doesn’t leave you.

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Bookends: High-octane adventure complicates a road trip

Bookends: High-octane adventure complicates a road trip

By Dan Davidson

April 2, 2014

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A Wanted Man

By Lee Child


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Not my favorite Reacher novel ... ECHO BURNING by Lee Child

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

"Tripwire" Jack Reacher #3 by Lee Child - The humiliation scenes were too hard bitten for me

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

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