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Surry Hills Library treasures…

Well, some of them are treasures…

Just in case you thought the “struggle against violent extremism” and such has taken over completely, I thought I had better get back to books.

Greg Iles The Footprints of God (Coronet 2004) is a thriller, somewhat in Dan Brown territory (and you know what I think of him.) However, I have to say I did enjoy this book. The writing is better than average, the thriller ingredients well deployed, and the characters are more than cardboard cutouts. There is also some fascinating science underlying it all, and, I am happy to say, a politics somewhat to the left, for an American. Recommended.

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Posted by on July 29, 2005 in book reviews, Crime and/or crime fiction, Fiction, Surry Hills, Thriller, writers