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Appaloosa by Robert B. Parker
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Sep 25, 12

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Read on September 25, 2012

Taut, efficient. Excellent laconic dialogue, well-drawn action, but most importantly a finely drawn argument about justice and law, and people who kill and what killing does to them. Not a big book, but a brilliantly wrought small book, which is a sight better than most. Hunger Games? Sheesh. COSMOPOLIS by deLillo? Worse written, inconsequential, and pretentious. Parker on form, as here, is really really good.
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