Two For Tanner (Evan Tanner #4)
Evan Tanner can't sleep. Ever. Which gives him plenty of free time to get involved in lots of interesting endeavors in all sorts of exotic locales.
Now Tanner's in Thailand with a partially baked plan and a butterfly net, hoping to snare a beautiful missing chanteuse who's metamorphosed into an international jewel thief. Tanner hopes everyone will buy his disguise as a rare...more
This is the fourth book in the Tanner series. The first two novels were pretty good, but something went terribly wrong in the third one. I barely finished it. However, Law ...more
By the middle of chapter two, the reader is reacquainted with the young girl saved from a life of boredom back in Lithuania ...more
Spy Evan Tanner ser ...more
When compared to the first three books of the Evan Tanner series, the secondary characters weren't quite as well developed so a lot of the witty ...more
Evan Tanner, the spy who never sleeps, returns in a timeless adventure appearing in hardcover for the first time, and with its original title restored.
Originally published as a paperback original more than fourty years ago, Two for Tanner (as the publisher mistitled it) concerns one amorous yet unsuccessful native, an ebony-skinned singer and jewel thief, numerous lost causes (some of the ...more
Two for Tanner was the name for this book chosen by Block's publisher. He had submitted the book with the title Scoreless Thai. It's one oof the series featuring Tanner, who suffered a head wound during the Korean War and is OK, except that he can't sleep.
The action takes place in Thailand and Cambodia during the Vietnam War. Tanner snoo ...more
Somewhat odd little book, this. Sort of an anti-Bond (as the lead says himself a few times).
I think Tanner would make a good friend for Repairman Jack. They have the same sort of way of looking at the world and their place in it.
Rated M for violence and sexual themes. 3/5
From his web site:
I'm told every good author website needs a bio, so here's mine:
"Lawrence Block's novels range from the urban noir of Matthew Scudder (A Drop of the Hard Stuff) to the urbane effervescence of Bernie Rhodenbarr (The Burglar on the Prowl), while other characters include the globe-trotting insomniac Evan Tanne ...more