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Love Pelecanos books, great writing very evocative of the period, gradually working my way through all of his books.
Can we get the Washington quartet all on Kindle please?
Pelecanos time-travels us back to Washington in the June of 1972 for this violent, stylish novel that actually doesn't have too much going on in the way of plot. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Jl Adcock
I always enjoy Geoge Pelecanos novels ever since I viewed The Wire boxed set.. He conjures up Washinton so you can almost smell it. What more can an author achieve. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Peardrop
George Pelecanos is a past-master of crime fiction. One of the all-time greats. 'What It Was' opens at a gallop and keeps you turning the pages but unfortunately the ending fizzles... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Scouse Chap
Captures the atmosphere of the era it was set in very well, but lacks any real drive when it comes to story.
More style than substance.
Pelecanos could write the assembly instructions for an Ikea product and I would be glued to it.
The man is genius. The characters and setting are totally absorbing. Read more
Not the best of GP's stuff but that still means this is an excellent slice of Washington life. Probably one of the best writers working today.Published on 10 Mar. 2013 by M. E. Chatterton
Very poor and not up to his usual standard.A fairly dull book with an ordinary story line,nothing new in crime writing.Published on 8 Jan. 2013 by mr d m carrington