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  • Posted March 25, 2012

    About as exciting as a police report.

    I really wanted to like this story. It had a great premise, but it was totally lacking in character. I wasn't sure if I was reading a bad term paper or a memo to a government agent. Just no emotion.

    I got totally lost in the whole timing. It just didn't make sense. Both were born about 1953. Clayton went to college. He would have graduated in 1975. He retired after 20 years. That would be 1995. Then he moved to Delaware, where the Vice-President (from Delaware, I presume) vacationed. That would by Biden, who didn't become Vice-President until 2008. Where did the other 13 years go?? Then they said they were both turning 50, or thereabouts. That would be 2003, not 2008. I just didn't get it.

    There was a huge gap in the plot...both grew up within a couple miles of each other. The book spent quite a bit of time describing all of their growing up, but this was never tied in. What the heck was that about?

    The whole thing about the the two other gay guys, Paul and ?. I understand why that was put in, but it was so obvious, it was just crazy. It had all the subtlety of a Mack truck. The lecture in the restaurant and then in Clayton's apartment.

    I like both Alex and Clayton--except for Clayton's immaturity. It's just that they were like stilts.

    This really could have been a cute story. But the dialog and descriptions where so clumsy I just can't give it more than a couple stars.

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