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on 1 August 2011
If the Geneva Convention could be applied to authors, David Kessler would be hauled before a court and tried for subjecting the reader to the exquisite torture of being held captive for hour and deprived of sleep by this compelling - indeed irresistible - book. I absolutely had to know, was the accused man guilty, who did what, when and how. Also, whether innocent or guilty, I needed to know how it ended. Was he executed or not?
In 560 addictive, captivating pages, Kessler played with me, taunted me, misled me, tantalized me and shocked me. And there was nothing I could do except grit my teeth, hold tight and go along for the ride. I won't tell you to read it. All I'll say is this: read the first chapter. That's tantamount to saying the same thing.