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Gideon's Corpse (Gideon Crew Series #2)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

5 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

A good ride

This book is getting some pretty bad reviews and I don't know why. These two authors write fast paced, well researched action novels. And they do it pretty well time and time again. The novel is not perfect but the character, Crew, is engaging and a joy to follow. ...
This book is getting some pretty bad reviews and I don't know why. These two authors write fast paced, well researched action novels. And they do it pretty well time and time again. The novel is not perfect but the character, Crew, is engaging and a joy to follow. You can tell the love that the authors have for both Holmes and Bond and they show such joy in writing these adventures. These two are still some of my fav story tellers in the genre. More of Pendergast, and yes! More Gideon Crew please.

posted by cctheprof on February 28, 2012

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Most Helpful Critical Review

8 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

A Corpse For Sure

On page 293 the authors write: "There was an air of desuetude, even abandonment." And they were so right, I could feel it myself. Hundreds and hundreds of readers abandoning this novel before they finished it.
It was around page 138 that I began to think of abandoning ...
On page 293 the authors write: "There was an air of desuetude, even abandonment." And they were so right, I could feel it myself. Hundreds and hundreds of readers abandoning this novel before they finished it.
It was around page 138 that I began to think of abandoning it myself,only to then be rewarded with a few pages of Gideon and his partner having dinner. They were having kidneys, but the partner didn't want to eat them. Then he did, and guess what? He liked them. Yes, indeed, this is quite a thriller I am reading. For some odd reason, I finished the book, although I admit to glossing over some pages. It's really boring, and not much of interest happens after the first few pages. Even the big scene toward the end is a letdown. People were getting shot and I was saying "Hey, over here. Put this book out of its misery!"

posted by KenCady on February 26, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 15, 2012

    awful :( !!!!!

    Gideon's Sword was not bad, but the sequel is terrible! I can not believe it was written by Preston and Child as I enjoyed the entire Pendergast series. I am 3/4 the way through and it has been torture to try to reach the end.

    4 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 13, 2012

    Pressed on

    Whoa! This can't be a Preston Child book. It's way bad.

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 24, 2012

    Gideon is not cool

    Being of the same supposed age of gideon in the novels, i would like to tell the authors that he is not cool. He's touted as cool but in no way is a ponytailed, jazz listening recluse with a penchant for whores cool.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted January 28, 2012

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    Posted July 27, 2012

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