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Persuader (original 2003; edition 2003)

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Title:Persuader
Authors:Lee Child
Info:Bantam Press (2003), Paperback, 389 pages
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Reacher is back doing Reacher stuff, but working with (for?) the government. Not the best stuff in the series. ( )
  dougcornelius | Jun 13, 2016 |
Krimic pun zapleta,zanimljiv,bivsi policajac pomaze saveznim agentima u hvatanju trgovaca oruzjem,a usput se i licno sveti... ( )
  ceca78 | Apr 10, 2016 |
Consistent with the other entries in the series and still ennjoyable, only this time he tells two stories at once. He is just overflowing with them! ( )
  MaureenCean | Feb 2, 2016 |
Persuader Lee Child
★★★★

My favourite Jack Reacher story so far.

I cant really say alot about it without giving the story away, so lets just say Jack gets a chance to put right past wrongs and that the tense atmosphere throughout the book kept me gripped.
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  BookWormM | Jan 15, 2016 |
Audible. I listened to the end, so I must give it at least two stars. Interested in getting a sense of genre fiction. REacher the hero. Mainly the lonely guy, can't see much else here. Lover. Loyal. A certain ethic about who it's okay to slaughter. A long painful history your'e supposed to care about. Can't even count all of the folks he kills in the book. The main evil guy he kills twice, pretty clever I suppose--once in the flashback but obviously not really and once in the present of the story. In both ladies he beds and also "mentors" or supports. And tries to save, sometimes succesful sometimes not, that helps propels the story. Failure to save the damsel. Why do I read to the end. I'm propelled by a plot. And also just interested in how folks write novels that make them rich and popular. The violence here just wasn't balanced by something in terms of social or psychology that some novels aspire too. Don't think I'll read that many more Childs. But I did listen to the whole thing. . . . . . ( )
  idiotgirl | Dec 25, 2015 |
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Jack Reacher, the taciturn ex-MP whose adventures in Lee Child's six previous solidly plotted, expertly paced thrillers have won a devoted fan base, returns in this explosive tale of an undercover operation set up by the FBI to rescue an agent investigating Zachary Beck, a reclusive tycoon believed to be a kingpin in the drug trade. The novel begins with a bang as Reacher rescues Beck's son from a staged kidnapping in order to get close to his father--and trace the connection between Beck and Quinn, a former army intelligence officer who tried to sell blueprints of a secret weapon to Iraq but was murdered before he could pull it off. Or so Reacher thinks, until he spots Quinn in the crowd at a concert in Boston.
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Jack Reacher, the taciturn ex-MP whose adventures in Lee Child's six previous solidly plotted, expertly paced thrillers have won a devoted fan base, returns in this explosive tale of an undercover operation set up by the FBI to rescue an agent investigating Zachary Beck, a reclusive tycoon believed to be a kingpin in the drug trade. The novel begins with a bang as Reacher rescues Beck's son from a staged kidnapping in order to get close to his father--and trace the connection between Beck and Quinn, a former army intelligence officer who tried to sell blueprints of a secret weapon to Iraq but was murdered before he could pull it off. Or so Reacher thinks, until he spots Quinn in the crowd at a concert in Boston. As usual, Child ratchets up the tension and keeps the reader in suspense until the last page, although his enigmatic hero hardly ever seems to break a sweat. In the tough guy tradition, Reacher and his creator are overdue for a breakout, and this muscular, well-written mystery might be the one. --Jane Adams

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Ex-military cop Jack Reacher gets caught in the middle of an off-the-books FBI drug investigation when he spots an old nemesis--believed to be dead for ten years--alive and well in Boston and his attempts to tap into his old resources for help brings the federal agents to his door.… (more)

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