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The Great Leader
     

The Great Leader

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by Jim Harrison
 

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Rapturously received by critics and enthusiastically embraced by readers, The Great Leader is an enthralling, blackly comic take on the detective story that follows a retired detective in hilarious and bold pursuit of a sinister cult leader.

Detective Sunderson is on the verge of retirement when he begins to investigate a hedonistic cult that has set up

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The Great Leader 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Vikings31 More than 1 year ago
Story was interesting and characters well developed but the ending left me flat. Seemed like Jim had to get it to the publisher the next day and just ended...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The protagonist of this book is truly loathsome: an old alcoholic socialist who routinely peeps at underaged girls (perfectly legal, the idiot author assures us, since he's peeping from his own home). Somehow, this doesn't make me feel better about it. I literally disagree with every one of this character's philosophies and thus find his eternal musings a tremendous bore, occasiinally inrespersed with outrage at his disgusting drunken behavior. There is some small degree of humor, but not enough to justify giving this repulsive old lecher star billing in anything
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