Tag Archives: Elmore Leonard

15-16 December 2017 – pages 83 – 151 of Jean-Patrick Manchette’s The Prone Gunman

Saturday morning, I finished Jean-Patrick Manchette’s The Prone Gunman. While I enjoyed reading it, I’m ambivalent. This one just didn’t grab me. I give it 6.5 out of 10. The Prone Gunman is an attempt at an “arty” mystery novel. Author … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Switch by Elmore Leonard

The Switch by Elmore Leonard Publisher – HarperTorch Copyright 1978 279 pages Rating: 6/10 Summary: In Elmore Leonard’s The Switch, a philandering jerk’s wife is kidnapped – and he doesn’t want her back. This plot – though not original to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gold Coast by Elmore Leonard

Gold Coast by Elmore Leonard Copyright 1980 Publisher: HarperTorch 336 pages Rating: 7.5/10 Summary: Gold Coast has all of the hallmarks of Elmore Leonard’s best work – exotic settings, interesting characters, and a lots of action. It’s all good, but … Continue reading

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