Publish date: 2002-06-04
Publisher: Harper Torch
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
, Media Tie In
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Chili Palmer (#1)
8/5 - I had real trouble getting into the plot and unusual dialogue style and ended up giving up at page 95. I'm not sure if it was the book or my preoccupation with my recovery, so one day (hopefully this year) I'll give it another go.
What a great book. I want to hang out with Chili Palmer. If you saw the movie and thought it was great (it was) the book is so, so much better.
I read this not long after it first came out, and enjoyed it greatly. I did always like Leonard's snappy dialogue-driven stories, and this one has a particularly light touch. There was one scene near the end that just about had me rolling on the floor with laughter. A good part of the humor and clev...
I'm not a huge Leonard fan, but I really enjoyed this one and its sequel, Be Cool