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Black Sunday (original 1975; edition 1975)

by Thomas Harris

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Title:Black Sunday
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Black Sunday by Thomas Harris (1975)

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A dated but well written 1970s style terrorism thriller. ( )
  kale.dyer | Jun 22, 2016 |
This book was a good one. Terrifyingly realistic, reads the text on the back cover, but that indeed sums it up.

The plotting of a terrorist attack, its players and the lawinforcement to coubteract on little information. I liked it a lot. ( )
  BoekenTrol71 | Oct 29, 2015 |
A perfectly decent thriller with a rather improbable storyline about a terrorist attack in the US, involving a large building, an aircraft and a bunch of Arabs.

The writing's pulled back emotionally, almost report-like, though not without humour. I rooted for the baddies all the way through. ( )
  Lukerik | Sep 29, 2015 |
The lives of 80,000 people gathered for Superbowl Sunday in New Orleans are threatened by a diabolical group of international terrorists. Spellbinding, fast-paced suspense is guaranteed once again from the acclaimed author of Silence of the Lambs. Reissue. ( )
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  Tutter | Feb 27, 2015 |
What a disappointment! I thought for sure the author/creator of Hannibal Lector would be a little more interesting. The premise is fantastic -- too bad the execution suffers. The characters are almost caricatures except for Rabakov. The possibilities for suspense are wonderful but he doesn't quite pull it off. ( )
  AliceAnna | Oct 18, 2014 |
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From the genius of Thomas Harris, the #1 New York Times bestselling author who introduced the world to Hannibal Lecter, comes his terrifying and prophetic debut of an American who plans an act of terrorism at the Super Bowl?as the whole world watches. But in a mob of 80,000 people, how can they find him to stop him?

The clock is ticking?

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Michael Lander "pilots a blimp over packed football stadiums every weekend," and he happens to be fascinated with explosives. He also "happens to be very, very crazy."--Cover.

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