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If you have read Nesbo's you enjoy this one. If you have not i would highly recommend it.Published 12 days ago by HH
This series is totally compelling and impossible to put down. The writing is beautifully engaging, and the protagonist is wonderfully flawed. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Felicity Sackville Northcott
I like the main character Harry Hole and the continuing line of finding out who killed his ex partner. Good bookPublished 21 days ago by Carol J. Abrahamson
I really like Nesbo's writing but it seems he has a tendency to leave the end hanging. I keep reading his books anyway. Great stories and a very good series.Published 25 days ago by Roseann Ilstrup
Too many contrived , unbelievable
subplots. The main plot is adequate but gets lost in the shuffle.
Jo Nesbo at his best. A book full of twists and surprises. I really enjoyed it.Published 1 month ago by Monica Eidelstein
An intriguing story....moves along fairly well. Story line kept the story going. I would say better than average read. I liked..Published 1 month ago by R. Scholz
The novel moves swiftly from event to surprising event, leading the reader along in a satisfying state of wonder, suspense, and befuddlement.Published 1 month ago by Howard Hand
My first foray into Roth's novels, and I will be going back and reading others from his long period of productivity.
Summer 1944. Newark, New Jersey. Read more
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|French Fries in 1944? No air conditioners?||
Air conditioners existed in the early 1940s, but were not common, and were considered expensive. Salinger is portraying people of a higher social status, I think.
As for French fries, they have been in the US since at least 1804, when Thomas Jefferson served them at the White House. McDonald's... Read More
Nov 20, 2010 by Amazon Customer | See all 2 posts
|Hmm, thematic departure?||
I dunno. I read Roth because I like his over-the-top characters and the drama with which they screw themselves up despite certain talents or intelligence that they all seem to possess. Where are the clever Portnoyisms, the self-involvement of the Zuckerman character for instance, and the raw... Read More
Oct 6, 2010 by Scarlett | See all 2 posts