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Robert B. Parker's Ironhorse (Virgil Cole/Everett Hitch Series #5)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

As an avid fan of Robert Parker I am delighted over how wonderfu

As an avid fan of Robert Parker I am delighted over how wonderful a story-teller and writer his successor is. I'm riveted by the prose and enjoying every page. Congratulations to Robert Knott.

posted by Anonymous on February 23, 2013

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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Henry4440

Not up to the standards of previous Cole and Hitch novels. The dialogue suffered fom the lack of Parker's writing.

posted by 17986674 on January 16, 2013

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 18, 2013

    Reads like a cheap Made For TV western action movie

    First of all I loved Appaloosa, both the book and the movie. I've read the other Cole and Hitch novels and generally liked them. I really liked the way Robert B. Parker's characters interacted with each other and the dialog.

    Ironhorse, as written by Robert Knott, is definitely NOT a Robert B. Parker novel. The characters have the same names but the writing, the dialog and the characterization is sorely lacking. Mr. Knott certainly tried to make the dialog snappy and rich but it just fell flat for me. This book reads like a cheap Made For TV western action movie.

    Overall I thought the book was OK but I have to say I was disappointed.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 20, 2013

    For some reason this book was not as good as the otheer's

    Book is ok. Really did not keep my attention.

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  • Posted October 18, 2013

    It was not what I expected.

    I thought that this was written by Robert B. Parker when I purchased it. It was a good read but I could tell by reading it that it was not written by Robert B. Parker. It did not have his usual comments between Everett and Virgil. I expected better. Sorry.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 18, 2013

    stylized and awkward

    Not a huge fan of the cowboy genera, but this seemed unnecessarily awkward. Trying too hard to be 'cowboy'. I did enjoy what I felt, what I hoped, were authentic historical references... the introduction of air brakes on trains, for example. That said, not an edge of your seat page turner.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 8, 2013

    Good read but it ain't Parker

    I enjoyed the book and I don't regret buying it but it lacked the pace and rhythm of Parker. I will probably continue buying the books as I enjoy the boys. It seemed to drag on a little.

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