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Will the real suspect please stand up?

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-09-2019

I had Amos as the suspect all the way through because there was so much personal things. The storage locker was the strongest but Amos was leading the whole thing, had control of the whole thing. The investigation and discovery all came from him. I thought the author might be doing a Agatha Christie thing like leaving out the missing bits in Amos’ story (eg:time lines with gaps) that would enable him to commit murder while seemingly having an alibi. The twist at the end therefore was brilliant. Was that the authors intention I wonder?

Dream sequence

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-05-2019

Love the narrator’s nuances and how he kept himself so involved with the journey. Grisham has allowed this novel to be such a smooth journey for Patrick. Too neat and tidy in so many respects although for that reason I was always waiting for the axe to fall. Eva’s potential to keep the money and disappear was kept from being a forgone conclusion for me because of the way everything went so smoothly. Congratulations Grisham you’ve done it again 👍🏻

Macho

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2 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 17-01-2019

Narrative is boring with the reader focusing on a “Macho” effect. There is no impression of interest. I’ll persevere with this book but no more Lee Child for me because of the narrator issue

Premium entertainment

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-10-2018

A constant delight of situational comedy with a bit of exasperation thrown in for some balance. Sheer escapism at its finest

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Addictive

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-09-2018

I’m hooked! It’s like those exciting serials of long ago. “ Be with us next week when we bring you the next chapter.....”.

New breed

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-08-2018

One of the best I’ve heard in a while. Current climate about abuse and mental illness is shockingly confrontational (for want of better words) in this novel. It reflects well the conflict the general public has in preferring to remain uninvolved where possible. A stirring story that will remain in my mind for a while

Adjusted justice

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-07-2018

Although there were different directions to this story it had a cohesive flow and the main characters were rounded enough to understand and identify with. To be fair even the villains were relatively easy to relate to. It showed a broken society and self righteous judgements from a very young population that had no real experience as to what they were judging.

Diversion

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-06-2018

Glad to experience the creativity of John Grisham in this novel. It held my attention throughout. This is one I will keep in my library for another listen. Well done old boy!

Heading should be psychopathic fiction.

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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-05-2018

Why are so many authors behaving like psychopaths these days? Can’t they learn to write quality fiction?? Don’t like this at all

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

To understand one

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-12-2017

Absolutely hilarious. A true book of escape. I don’t suffer from depression but this I believe is the pill for such a malady. Lastly we all have to admit there’s a certain amount of Ove in all of us