Day: March 27, 2003

Literature Reviews

Michael Connelly: Angels Flight

Gripping and true to detail. I read this book on the flight to the U.S. which initiated my move to this country several years ago. Having spent a couple of months in L.A. in 1991 just prior to the first Rodney King trial (which was to spark the upheaval this book, in part, draws on), […]

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Literature Reviews

David Liss: A Conspiracy of Paper

Clearly a “first,” but despite detractors a promising one. I usually don’t like books that begin with an explanation of their reason for being which is not tied in, in some more profound way, with the main storyline – this kind of thing strikes me as amateurish and unnecessary, even in a first person account. […]

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