Straight Cut (Hard Case Crime #21)
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: June 1st 2006
Publisher: Hard Case Crime
Pages no: 253
Edition language: English
Tracy Bateman, a former film editor, goes to Italy to cut a film for a friend. Throw in his ex-ish-wife Lauren and a mysterious briefcase and the ensuing chaos, and you have Straight Cut.First of all, there were things I liked about this book. The writing was good and I liked some of the ideas, li...
While this book never dazzled, or developed much reach beyond the straight-line semi-pulp of its alcohol-soaked narrator's voice, I was drawn in and along by Bell's clear, engaging writing. A film editor is called out of retirement by an old sort-of, shady friend, sent on a mission to cut away and ...
The only disappointment that Hard Case Crime has handed me yet.