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Thoughts on books, often interpreted through the high-brow prism of cartoon (read: Archer) references. Wait! I had something for this...

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Grifter's Game (Hard Case Crime, #1)

Grifter's Game (Hard Case Crime, #1) - Lawrence Block

I hope that the men I know take it as a compliment that I had a little trouble buying-in with this one. Don't get me wrong, Lawrence Block knows how to write his genre better than most, so I'll take some of the blame for my failure to suspend disbelief.


Call me cynical, but if one roll in the hay (or on the sand, as it were) has a girl (one who scoped you out no less) promising you forever, something's probably up. However, definite points for creativity and discomfort-inducing ending to it all. 

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