Definitely his best book, Polish Officer comes in second. A spy novel is supposed to be complicated, some of the other reviewers should be reading Dan Brown rather than Alan Furst.
Great book, but he cover that Audible uses is embarrassing. The narrator grew on my in the second book. A little predictable, kind of simple, but engrossing.
The writing was great, so was the narration. The subject just wasn't there. I can't put my finger on it?
ThIs is basically about drinking. The author is pretty funny, and the main character is likable. But something was missing.
It was well worth the discount price. Pretty good detective story. Not wildly realistic though.
Although it was no "Naked and the Dead"' it was great. It starts off a little slowly, you should get absorbed. Definitely worth a credit.
I don't know if was just better production or the narrator was better this time, but it was better than the first book. That is pretty rare, but the book was very good. Definitely worth a credit.
I should have read the actual novel. Scott Brick does a poor New York accent, he is just too classy and nerdy for the characters in this book. But the story is very good, and still worth a credit.
Multi generational CIA book, definitely influenced Littell's "The Company"
Although the Company is a better book, Mccarry deserves credit. There aren't many good writers in this genre, so you have to take what you can get. None of these guys compares to Alan Furst, LeCarre's first "Call for the Dead" was his best, still no where near Furst.
I'm not very familiar with the many authors who collaborated to write this book. But I would have to imagine that most of them are women. Not a terrible book, just written by women for women. Also alittle disjointed, but what do you expect with 34 authors?
I will make this simple for you. Excellent George R.R. Martin clone, and when he got stuck for ideas (or was too close to having the same exact story line as GRRM), he borrows some Robert Jordan.
This is still a very good book, just dont be suprised when you notice the glaring similarities. And no, its not "just you"....its totaly like Game of Thrones, with an attack of Aiel led by Manse Raider thrown in for good measure. LOL
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