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The Hot Rock - Donald E Westlake
The Hot Rock
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The Hot Rock introduces John Archibald Dortmunder, the thief whose capers never quite come off, as he and his convict friends plot to steal the fabulous Balaboma Emerald.
The Hot Rock introduces John Archibald Dortmunder, the thief whose capers never quite come off, as he and his convict friends plot to steal the fabulous Balaboma Emerald.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780446677035 (0446677035)
ASIN: 446677035
Publisher: Mysterious Press
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Series: Dortmunder (#1)
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Dusty Volumes
Dusty Volumes rated it
4.0
This is somewhere between Bernie Rhodenbarr and Evan Michael Tanner, with a likable rogue getting into ever increasingly ludicrous situations. This isn't as well drawn as either of those, but there's enough promise (and enough laugh out loud moments) for me to check out more of the series.
Jenny's Book Bag
Jenny's Book Bag rated it
4.0 The Hot Rock
4 stars
Jenny's Book Bag
Jenny's Book Bag rated it
4.0 The Hot Rock
4 stars
Peregrinations
Peregrinations rated it
3.0 Re-read for a rainy day...
I went through this one so quickly that it never made it on to my currently reading shelf. Dortmunder is a hoot! The gang that couldn't shoot straight. Light reading with a smile. I think I'm going to have to add more Dortmunder to my bookshelf
Dantastic Book Reviews
Dantastic Book Reviews rated it
5.0
Fresh out of the clink, John Dortmunder gets draw into stealing an emerald belonging to an African nation. Only circumstances work against Dortmunder and his crew and turn the one heist into five. Will Dortmunder and crew ever get their hands on the emerald?Wow. I'd heard the Dortmunder books wer...
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