Publish date: May 11th 2010
Publisher: Random House Canada
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Literary Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Broken Shore (prequel (#2)
My ‘review’ of this book will probably be a bit random as that’s how the book left me – random. I also felt a little stupid as I can’t seem to totally grasp who really are the bad guys (although I think that’s the whole point of it, there’s a whole network of them big bad guys watching each others’...
Much too male, australian and frantic.
I'm not much of a Crime genre reader (perhaps, unfarily, due to the saturation of the genre on TV...), and when I do read it, it is even more rarely of the Police Procedural variety. This novel offers more than purely a well-paced, twisty turny plot and dour macho homicide detectives with family pro...
Have you ever liked a book but not been able to put your finger on exactly why you liked it? This was that book for me. About a year and a half ago, a friend of mine had told me about another book written by Peter Temple titled The Broken Shore. I read that book, and liked the characters and stor...
Update. I gave this to an English friend who read it at that hasty speed that means she couldn't put it down. One of the comments she made afterwoods was 'Is food really like that?' She was struck by how ordinary people seemed to have very sophisticated tastes. The answer is 'yes'. That's why I've b...
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