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The Spy Who Loved Us by Thomas A. Bass
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Bill Can you tell us what you didn't like about it? Sounds fascinating, but I'm interested in what's wrong with it.


Marc Bill wrote: "Can you tell us what you didn't like about it? Sounds fascinating, but I'm interested in what's wrong with it."

The story is fascinating, but Bass didn't do it justice. He injected himself into the book way too intrusively for my taste. To my way of thinking the first person has no place in a book like this. Another very annoying thing: Bass quotes An in the present tense, and he died in 2006.




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Bill Marc wrote: "Bill wrote: "Can you tell us what you didn't like about it? Sounds fascinating, but I'm interested in what's wrong with it."

The story is fascinating, but Bass didn't do it justice. He injected hi..."


Thanks for the info Marc. Still sounds like it's worth checking out, but I'll lower my expectations.



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