Red To Black
Publish date: August 18th 2009
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
Series: Anna Resnikov (#1)
The New Cold War between the end-stage capitalist economies and the vicious, Darwinian crony-capitalist Putinesque Russia is Alex Dryden's subject for RED TO BLACKhttp://tinyurl.com/mkwz9bk3.5* from me and recommended to left-leaning friends
Laced with errors in tense, misplaced modifiers, and bogged down in minutiae, Red to Black is the slowest read I've endured in a long time. It is marketed as a thriller, a spy story, a love story, and according to Emma Thompson "unputdownable". Stephen Fry says it is "brilliant and unforgettable" ...
250 pages, and I grit my teeth every time I pick the thing up, so never mind. I should have trusted my spidey sense, which tingled when three of the blurbs on the book came from Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, and Emma Thompson. Now, I've nothing against any of these very talented people. Hell, Laurie'...
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