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Saturday, July 13, 2013
The Enemy by Lee Child
This books seems like it should start the series not be labeled as
Jack Reacher is an MP Major in this book in the special
investigation unit. He finds himself
embroiled in the arm forces reshuffling occurring during the fall of the East
Berlin Wall. The reshuffling was not
done easily by the hidebound traditions of the military.
Reacher’s personal code of ethics figures prominently in this book
too. We also get good back story on
what makes this man among men tick. He
is an unforgettable character whose sense of honor is often self
detrimental. There is frequently a
strong female in Child’s books who never gets carried into the next book. (or
at least not yet) Summer provides a good
counter point for Reacher.
The extent that Reacher’s peers extend themselves is indicative of
the regard they have for his personal integrity. Their loyalty and respect appear to be
Once again, mayhem and murder abound followed by the implacable Reacher’s
search for the truth.
There is non-stop action and lots of violence.
I enjoyed the book and I recommend the book.
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