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Persuader | Paperback

Released on 01 April 2004

Author: Lee Child | Format: Paperback

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Featuring Jack Reacher, hero of the new blockbuster movie starring Tom Cruise, in his most explosive adventure yet. Never forgive, never forget. Jack Reacher lives for the moment. Without a home. Without commitment. But he has a burning desire to right wrongs - and rewrite his own agonizing past. Never apologize. Never explain. When Reacher witnesses a brutal kidnap attempt, he takes the law into his own hands. But a cop dies. Has Reacher lost his sense of right and wrong?

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 Average rating (5 reviews)

 Hooked

| | See all seanppk's reviews (3)

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As my first exposure to Lee Child, this couldn't have been a better hook. Since reading this in June 2007, I've now bought the entire Jack Reacher catalogue to date and am working my way through, and loving every minute.

To begin with, I had a little trouble adapting to the style and language of this book, but purely because I'd read an article about Lee Child prior to reading his work. I knew he was a Coventry guy and had spent much of his time working for Granada Television, so when I first started Persuader and was confronted with a style of writing and language more stateside than born and bread American authors I'd encountered, I was a little taken aback and dubious as to his motives. The first page in particular read more like wannabee Western screenwriter in full flow, but it only took me to the end of the first chapter to become fully immersed in it, love it and be persuaded that it couldn't have worked as well any other way.

The story is simple, but clever and detailed and you're with Jack the whole way (this is one of few Jack Reacher books written in the first person). Child manages to make his loveable flawlessness believable and his motives impeccable while at the same time creating bad guys you can't help but hate.

Try it, you won't be sorry.

 amazing

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I`ve read ll the lee child jack reacher books and must admit The Persuader is my favourite by far.It is a well balanced book that keeps you gripped from start to finish and has a couple of the best "villains" in my opinion ever in any lee child book to date.
Overall 5 stars and the best jack reacher story to date

 Addictive

| | See all adamJc's reviews (6)

I don't need to say a lot about this book, in the first paragraph you've already stepped into a story you won't want to leave until you've finished!
This is by far, one of the most addictive books (next to Worth Dying For), not just in the Reacher series, but out of any book I've ever read!
Easily the best!!!!

 This book is addictive

| | See all Buzz88's reviews (5)

This book to begin with is one of a kind. It is a truly addictive piece of writing, you will not want to stop reading after you've read the first page. It is given a slight twist, the fact that it is in 1st person and i love it. A must read for all!!! 10/10

 Persuader

| | See all dethking's reviews (8)

The 7th Reacher release,when you start to read this Reacher anventure you will just have this thought of "What the hell is going on!! untill you read the last few lines of the first chapter! I had a smile form ear to ear! after that my nose was stuck in the book for 2 full days!! this is one of my faves out of the 7 i have now read! buy it by it now!!

AuthorLee Child
PublisherTransworld Publishers Ltd (United Kingdom)
Year2004
ISBN9780553813449
FormatPaperback - 542 Pages