Donna's Reviews > The Gun Seller

The Gun Seller by Hugh Laurie
Rate this book
Clear rating

's review
Mar 24, 2012

liked it
bookshelves: 2012-read, ebook, humor, thriller
Read from March 24 to April 03, 2012

Most people will know Hugh Laurie as the acerbic and broodingly genius Dr. House, from the TV show of the same name. Few of those people will know that Laurie got his start in comedy, first as a writing and performance partner with Stephen Fry, then going on to other roles in programs like "Blackadder". As a comedy writer, he is sharp and clever, often writing delightfully witty songs.

I started reading The Gun Seller hoping that same voice would come through in his prose, but was a little disappointed. This largely forgettable spy thriller had some of the features of classic Laurie comedy, but much of it was muddled and confusing to me. I didn't much like the main character and found many of his actions to be both unbelievable and unlikeable.

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read The Gun Seller.
Sign In »

No comments have been added yet.