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Book review: Lee Child ~ The Affair

I don’t much like Lee Child’s Reacher series, which epitomise treadmill routine writing. This is the 16th Reacher novel and is a prequel. The story has Reacher becoming a loner solving problems using extreme violence. Child appears to have taken … Continue reading

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Novelists and their Sadistic Public

The entirely random selection below is of the first incident of gratuitous violence in the¬†eight novels cited. All of them are nasty, indeed, sadistic. The question, which will remain unanswered, is whether the novelist writing this sort of thing is … Continue reading

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