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On Cape Three Points

2.72  ·  Rating Details ·  29 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
On Cape Three Points dissects a contemporary Everyman, in search of substance beneath his skin. This compelling novel marks the debut of an impressive writer.
Paperback, 352 pages
Published January 2005 by Pan MacMillan (first published April 28th 2003)
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Suleman Ali
May 10, 2013 Suleman Ali rated it did not like it
Shelves: rubbish
On Cape Three Points is a thriller which follows Lewis Penn, a London lawyer, as he desperately tries to fix a mistake, sending him into a downward spiral.

The blurb looked great, a lawyer getting mixed up with the wrong sort, a dash across the atlantic and running from dark unknown forces. Unfortunately the story itself was big let down. It essentially, in my eyes, centred on one mistake being compunded by another and then another sending the main character into more and more desperate decisions
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Shannon
Jul 01, 2008 Shannon rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: thriller fans
So weird- the first 100 pages.. I couldn't stop reading I was so enthralled. It managed to be both exciting and somehow believable. The rest was.. boring. And it took me over a week to finish. Overall, this failed to be more than just a thriller. And I'm not a thriller-fan so it didn't much strike my fancy.
Alex Clare
Aug 15, 2015 Alex Clare rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
There is a point in this book when you've got to make a decision as to whether you go with it or leave it. If you go with it, you do get sucked in and the relentless flow then has got you. That's why it ended up with four stars - there is depth below the basic story rather than it being a standard thriller.
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Christopher George Wakling was born in 1970. He studied English at Oxford and has worked as a farm hand, teacher and lawyer. He has written four novels: Towards the Sun, The Undertow, Beneath the Diamond Sky and On Cape Three Points. The first three were literary thrillers, published under the name Christopher Wakling, but his latest book, Towards the Sun, isn’t thrilling at all, so he’s published ...more
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