Absolute Power (Mass Market)
ABSOLUTE CORRUPTIONIn a heavily guarded mansion in a posh Virginia suburb, a man and a woman start to make love, trapping a burglar behind a secret wall. Then the passion turns deadly, and the witness is running into the night. Because what he has just seen is a brutal slaying involving the... show more
ABSOLUTE CORRUPTIONIn a heavily guarded mansion in a posh Virginia suburb, a man and a woman start to make love, trapping a burglar behind a secret wall. Then the passion turns deadly, and the witness is running into the night. Because what he has just seen is a brutal slaying involving the President of the United States.ABSOLUTE DANGERLuther Whitney is the career break-in artist who's in the wrong place at the wrong time. Alan Richmond is the charming U.S. President with the power to commit any crime. And Jack Graham is the young attorney, caught in a vortex between the absolute truth -- and...ABSOLUTE POWERA tale of greed, sex, ambition, and murder, this is the novel everyone has been talking about...the shattering, relentlessly suspenseful thriller that will change the way you think about Washington -- and power -- forever.
Format: Mass Market
Publish date: November 1st 1996
Publisher: Warner Books
Pages no: 528
Edition language: English
This book was Baldacci's debut novel and I loved it! I'm so glad I finally read it because it was so much better than the movie. In the movie they changed some of the details and leave out a big character. I did like some of the changes since Clint Eastwood played Luther and it made sense with hi...
4 starsThis is the current administration, minus the murders. Corruption, conspiracies, covering up felonies, it's all here. Poor Jack has no idea what he's in for when he decides to represent Luther when he's framed for murder. Yeow! Who can he trust. Absolutely nobody.full review to follow
By: David Baldacci Narrated by: Scott BrickLength: 19 hrs and 7 mins ASIN: B0032MTAJU Publisher: Hachette Audio Publication Date: 1/1/2010 Format: Audio My Rating: 4.5 Stars Not sure how I missed David Baldacci's first book, ABSOLUTE POWER! However, have seen the movie several times over the y...
Absolute Power by David BalducciBook summary interested me and I rarely read this type of book but like to switch things up every now and then.Luther has broken into houses and had served his time. Once he gets out he does it again a place where he was in before, with others.....Interesting to learn...
As popular thrillers go, this isn't badly written. Baldacci is a better writer judging from what I've read than a James Patterson or Dan Brown. Not high praise--just means he's not obviously eye-bleeding, but this is still reads as a generic pot-boiler. Nevertheless even Brown and Patterson have hel...