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Watchman

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Watchman

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
66032
publisher:
Orion Books
genre:
Fiction, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a B

In the ’88 thriller Watchman, published here for the first time, British spy Miles Flint gets into trouble with the scoundrels detonating bombs around London and the even worse scoundrels he works with. Then there’s his restless wife.

Movie Pitch
The Bourne Ultimatum, plus villains with hot Irish accents.

Lowdown
Ian Rankin’s writing is always terrific, but in the last two decades he’s learned valuable lessons about plotting. B

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