Kristopher Cook https://kristophercook.com Contemporary Book Blog Wed, 21 Aug 2019 19:12:32 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 142790040 The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye by David Lagercrantz https://kristophercook.com/the-girl-who-takes-an-eye-for-an-eye-book-review/ https://kristophercook.com/the-girl-who-takes-an-eye-for-an-eye-book-review/#respond Thu, 22 Aug 2019 07:00:00 +0000 https://kristophercook.com/?p=4512

A convoluted mess that offers little to the main series, other than to annoy the reader.

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The Girl in the Spider’s Web by David Lagercrantz https://kristophercook.com/the-girl-in-the-spiders-web-book-review/ https://kristophercook.com/the-girl-in-the-spiders-web-book-review/#respond Thu, 15 Aug 2019 07:00:00 +0000 https://kristophercook.com/?p=4511

Where will a new writer take a much-loved book character to? How will he cope with the weight of expectation on his shoulders?

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Survivor by Chuck Palahniuk https://kristophercook.com/survivor-by-chuck-palahniuk-book-review/ https://kristophercook.com/survivor-by-chuck-palahniuk-book-review/#respond Thu, 08 Aug 2019 07:00:00 +0000 https://kristophercook.com/?p=4708

Suicide cults, Precognitive dreams and God complexes - It can only be Chuck Palahniuk's Survivor.

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The Giver by Lois Lowry https://kristophercook.com/the-giver-by-lois-lowry-book-review/ https://kristophercook.com/the-giver-by-lois-lowry-book-review/#respond Thu, 01 Aug 2019 07:00:00 +0000 https://kristophercook.com/?p=4945

I’ve seen The Giver banded around a few Facebook groups, people talking about it being such a great book, but not being properly regarded as a classic. This seems like…

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The 120 Days of Sodom by Marquis de Sade https://kristophercook.com/the-120-days-of-sodom-book-review/ https://kristophercook.com/the-120-days-of-sodom-book-review/#respond Thu, 25 Jul 2019 07:00:00 +0000 https://kristophercook.com/?p=4502

Describing a book like The 120 days of Sodom is like trying to watch a movie sex scene with your parents. It’s uncomfortable, embarrassing and most of all you just…

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Cockroaches by Jo Nesbø https://kristophercook.com/cockroaches-by-jo-nesbo-book-review/ https://kristophercook.com/cockroaches-by-jo-nesbo-book-review/#respond Thu, 18 Jul 2019 07:00:00 +0000 https://kristophercook.com/?p=4421

Thailand is Hole's next destination; to solve the murder of Norway's foreign ambassador. Mixed up are Thai gangs, corrupt officials and child prostitution rings.

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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson https://kristophercook.com/the-girl-who-kicked-the-hornets-nest-by-stieg-larsson-book-review/ https://kristophercook.com/the-girl-who-kicked-the-hornets-nest-by-stieg-larsson-book-review/#respond Thu, 11 Jul 2019 07:00:00 +0000 https://kristophercook.com/?p=4508

A slow-burn courtroom drama with a touch of Gothic charm, the Millennium series closes with The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest.

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Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson https://kristophercook.com/before-i-go-to-sleep-by-s-j-watson-book-review/ https://kristophercook.com/before-i-go-to-sleep-by-s-j-watson-book-review/#comments Thu, 04 Jul 2019 07:00:00 +0000 https://kristophercook.com/?p=4402

As you can guess from the title, Before I go to Sleep is about a forty-seven-year-old woman, Christine Lucas, who suffers from a condition that leaves her waking up every morning without any memories of the previous day.

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