Weavre's Reviews > The Tourist

The Tourist by Olen Steinhauer
Rate this book
Clear rating

's review
Mar 17, 2009

really liked it
bookshelves: fiction-set-here-and-nowish
Recommended to Weavre by: Amazon Vine, and Samantha's review (which is better than mine)
Read in March, 2009 , read count: 1

Olen Steinhauer's main character Milo is richly developed, while the supporting cast is sketched out just fully enough to fulfill their roles without slowing the story. The intricate plot is believable and not quite predictable, with a resolution that's perhaps more honest than most and that leaves the door wide open to a sequel. I hope Steinhauer plans to write that sequel, because The Tourist is quite good. It's fast-paced without quite being an edge-of-the-seat thriller, and detailed in a way that suggests the author really knows his subject. It's set in the modern world without disrupting history.

Apparently, George Clooney plans to star in and produce a movie based on Steinhauer's book, making this a good choice for any action-movie fan who likes knowing the full story before seeing a director's interpretation.

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

No comments have been added yet.