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Ian Brown

igb@books.hccp.org

Joined 1 year ago

XML apologist. Erlang enthusiast. Currently JVMs & Performance stuff at Netflix. Previously JVMs & performative stuff at Twitter. He/him.

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75% complete! Ian Brown has read 18 of 24 books.

London Rules (2019, Soho Press, Incorporated) 2 stars

"London Rules might not be written down, but everyone knows rule one: Cover your arse. …

Le Carré would never.

2 stars

A fascinating open, but the writing and subsequent plot felt a bit phoned in. The dialog (and in particular Lamb's banter) was a bit forced and predictable. Anyway, a bit of a disappointment given the strong showing of the first four books. I'm cautiously optimistic that Herron picks up again, but going to say this one should be put out to pasture.