Shouldn't a thriller thrill?,
This review is from: The Leopard: A Harry Hole thriller (Oslo Sequence 6) (Paperback)
I saw the film Headhunters and thought it was exciting, funny and fast paced. I read the book and found it even better than the film.
So I tried this - the first Harry Hole book I've looked at. Oh dear! Maverick alcoholic detective - yawn! On the case unofficially - yawn! 740 pages - triple yawn!
I've gone to 140 pages and don't feel I want to spend more hours on this. Bugger all has happened and the characters are flat.
I may be an old git, but I'm sure I remember a golden time when a thriller was more of a short exciting ride in a fast machine, instead of a self-indulgent ramble along the road to nowhere.
If you haven't already done so, read Headhunters. It's good. This isn't...