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The Kill Artist
The Kill Artist
by Daniel Silva
Edition: Paperback
Price: £7.19

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Could not put it down, 10 Jan. 2010
This review is from: The Kill Artist (Paperback)
A high degree of research coupled with the thriller writer's ability to keep you reading rapidly. Silva takes you into the world of international espionage and politics but James Bond this is not.

Silva's support cast of characters are as fascinating as the main character, Allon, especially Shamron. You want to know what will happen them. How will they react to situations.

The fault in the book(I will not give away anything) is the Leila/sarah scene. There was no logic to it. Silva, ran down a dead end and forced the scene.

As with all Silva's novels, there are two 'endings'. The second one, usually in the final or second to last chapter is always a let down. Believability drops to zero.

These two criticisms are dwarfed by what is an excellent overall book.


Should have got off at Sydney Parade
Should have got off at Sydney Parade
by Ross O'Carroll-Kelly
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Must Read, 26 Oct. 2009
Classic book.
Howard has a gift for storytelling. No matter how bad Ross acts or behaves, Karma repays the
guy instantly and with interest. Howard always leaves you rooting for Ross. As in all the books
of the series, Ross finds himself in ridiculous situations entirely of his own making. The Phantom
pregnancy(eating cat food with the Postman watching) had me in stitches laughing on the train!


Ross O'Carroll-Kelly's Guide to South Dublin: How to Get by on, Like, 10,000 Euro a Day
Ross O'Carroll-Kelly's Guide to South Dublin: How to Get by on, Like, 10,000 Euro a Day
by Ross O'Carroll-Kelly
Edition: Paperback

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Howard, what were you thinking., 26 Oct. 2009
I love the Ross series. Every one of the books are worth buying. This is the exception.
It seems like something thrown together in a few weeks. Really amateur work for a writer
who in my opinion has a real talent for storytelling.

Do not let this book put you off the entire series.


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