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This is an exemple of how to make a very good book from a good idea. This was my first Scudder's book and still one the very best.Published on June 19 2004 by Paulo Renato Rey
The premise is unusual - a secret society of businessmen, that started in ancient Babylon and has continued to this day. Read morePublished on June 16 2003 by Paul Skinner
I just read this for the second time, having run out of reading material, and enjoyed it again. Block is an excellent writer, making an interesting read in spite of an unlikely... Read morePublished on May 24 2003
If you like Scudder, you'll love this one. Lots of twists and turns that you don't expect. I recommend reading all the Scudder books from the beginning chronologically the way... Read morePublished on Nov. 5 2002 by Siobhan
Maybe, but the novel is still a wonderful one. Sure, Matt Scudder is getting older, so he's less active (like a dull razor). Read morePublished on May 15 2002 by Robert T.
Scudder has been sober for almost 10 years in this novel, and the trademark battle between himself and the bottle is more or less under control. Read morePublished on May 6 2002 by Robert T.
It's a good reading, but compared to the expectation concerning the title, it's actionless. The last 50 or 60 pages are very good, but the others are very slow. Read morePublished on Jan. 30 2001 by Paulo Renato Rey
Matthew Scudder is Lawrence Block's remarkable private investigator. He's a former NYPD detective who left the force after an accident left a child dead in a crossfire. Read morePublished on Dec 2 1998 by Harold L. Laroff