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Drive by James Sallis
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Jan 18, 12

bookshelves: read-in-2012, reading-challenge-2012, one-day
Read on January 17, 2012

A lot different from the movie, but in someways even better. Driver's quest for revenge is even more bloody and successful in the book. While characters like Shannon in the movie have a smaller role in the book, great side characters like Doc and Manny add flavor to the story. Plus, I was still able to picture Driver as Ryan Gosling, so the book was a total win. It does not have the sweet, subtle romance that the movie had, but you get Driver's back story which helps you understand why he is the way he is and how he's able to do what he needs to do in order to survive.
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James Thane I liked this book as well and agree that, while I liked the movie, the book is better.


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