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Burglars Can't Be Choosers - Lawrence Block, Richard Ferrone
Burglars Can't Be Choosers
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Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9781436155915 (1436155916)
Publisher: Recorded Books
Edition language: English
Series: Bernie Rhodenbarr (#1)
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Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog rated it
3.0 Burglars Can't be Choosers, Robert Block
So Block has three major series: Scudder the alcoholic detective, Keller the professional killer and Rhodenberry the burglar who solves murders. The impression I have is that I've written them out in order of decreasing popularity, which turns out to be the inverse of how much I like them. It was ...
Amber's Thoughts
Amber's Thoughts rated it
4.5 Mystery and Mischief
I read this because a fictional character recommended it. In the Pot Thief mysteries by J. Michael Orenduff, Susannah is a fan of Block’s Bernie Rhodenbarr books. I like Susannah and trust her taste in reading, and I believe the Pot Thief series is in some ways a tribute to the burglar series. (The ...
The Professor
The Professor rated it
4.0 Burglars Can't Be Choosers
The first of Lawrence Block's enjoyable "Burglar" sequence of novels and one of those stories you find yourself idly casting as you go along. I had Cary Grant circa "To Catch A Thief" as Bernie and Kate Winslet circa "Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind" as Ruth/Ellie. Contains the answer to the q...
Olga Godim
Olga Godim rated it
Bernie is a burglar, and he doesn’t hide the fact, although he doesn’t advertise it either. In this novel, he tells his story with close attention to details, dry humor, and panache worthy of the best of mystery writers. Usually, Bernie works alone, but this time he took a job offered by a vaguely m...
kennethjmcginnis rated it
5.0 Burglars Can't Be Choosers
Maybe a 3.5 star book... Very fun and I will most likely read the rest of the series. I thought about giving it 4-stars, but then I recalled that every night the last few days I've fallen asleep while reading it.
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