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Light thriller material, based in the world of literature and post-housing crash America. Not too bad, but not the best thriller in the world either. I still managed to finish it in a few days, though.
florinda3rs rated it 5 years ago
Saying too much about the plot of The Salinger Contract would spoil the fun of this smart and fast-paced novel. Adam Langer has crafted a self-aware metafictional mystery around the writing of crime fiction and publishing-industry skullduggery. Using the device of making his narrator--also named Ada...
Margitte's Reviews
Margitte's Reviews rated it 5 years ago
When an author can climb into my head and read my thoughts, knows what I want, from the get go, the book will be ravished, giving up everything near and dear to make it a one-sitting experience. This book was one of those.The book is an experienced view of the current publishing world - the plummeti...
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Tania's Book Circus rated it 5 years ago
Although I enjoyed this easy-reading thriller, I could not really connect with the characters. It was interesting to read about the current state of publishing in a novel, as opposed to non-fiction. I thought the plot was good, but it became a bit far-fetched towards the end. This is not my normal g...
Readundant rated it 10 years ago
As far as I'm concerned, this book and its sequel, The Washington Story, are must-reads. Together, they cover around a decade in the lives of a bunch of Jewish kids growing up on Chicago's north side. They are long, dense, and really funny (I don't tend to laugh a lot when reading, but these books d...
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