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Pretty decent book. It was certainly worth reading. Quite a clever plot I thought even though a bit dated.Published 27 days ago by Neil J Heinrich
"A great nation is like a great man.....
He thinks of his enemy as the shadow
That he himself casts. Read more
This book was an Edgar winning novel. It should have been a good book. Even though I hate to review books I haven't read at least half way through, I couldn't make it past the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jan
I enjoyed the development of the characters. They have an authentic feel. An overall enjoyable read that I had a hard time putting down.Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
I thought this was a great read - I won't say much about the plot because I think it would ruin the beginning and how the author builds up the main character. Read morePublished 3 months ago by cdbcdb
This certainly is not a "classic", but rather a compelling read with plot twists and turns and characters you don't see in the run of the mill book. Read morePublished 4 months ago by NoCo
In my opinion, "Beautiful Ruins" is Jess Walters' best novel. I had read "Financial Lives of Poets" first on the advice of friends and found it underwhelming. Read morePublished 4 months ago by John Blumenthal
Slightly off the usual crime guy path, thank goodness as this I recall scenes months later, unlike most pulp. Buy it.Published 5 months ago by h.t.r.
“Citizen Vince” is good light reading. It is more a comedy than a crime novel in spirit (think Alexander McCall Smith), although there is one character out of Elmore Leonard. Read morePublished 6 months ago by algo41