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Subject:  Re: I picked up John Le Carre's Date:  11/1/2002  6:06 PM
Author:  Gator8386 Number:  1605 of 3317

Finished "The Night Manager."

Le Carre is an interesting contrast to Ludlum (obviously a far superior writer). In a Ludlum book, the good guy is really good, and the bad guy is really bad. It's a fast read, and you forget about it an hour after you finish the book.

In "The Night Manager," I rather liked the bad guy (an arms dealer).

And the people the good guy is working for aren't really very good (no better than the bad guy, at least).
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