I Am Pilgrim
Publish date: August 1st 2013
Publisher: Bantam Press
Pages no: 703
Edition language: English
Series: Pilgrim (#1)
A page turning thriller, except that it is very long and over complicated, so I read it in smallish chunks and have just finished. The hero is a secret service James Bond type, but American, saving the world from an Islamic terrorist. Judging by the comments made by the hero Terry Hayes has a very ...
This is one of those books that I passed in the book shop on numerous occasions without even picking up up because the cover didn't appeal to me and it just looked like way too many pages for my liking. Only on recommendations from two trustworthy friends did I eventually read this novel. On...
Two masters of their art, one working for the good of his country and one toward plotting its end, come head to head in this fast moving adventure. The hero is Pilgrim, an intelligence officer, a spy and trained assassin, for a highly secret agency of the United States government. He is very good at...
Given Terry Hayes' credentials it is not surprising that this is a really good book! Hayes creates a powerful, intelligent leading character who is believable. He does not focus on the character's weaknesses as other authors do (usually very painfully) and I applaud this. The plot is intricate and t...