- Jan 22, 2008
I was immediately put off by the abandoning of all dialogue grammar; no quotes and no paragraph breaks for each voice and few periods.
I hate this kind of thing, which serves no purpose but to make a book harder to read, and would chuck the book down for that alone.
Bad Actors by Mick Herron, the latest in his Slough House series....I'm just hoping it's an improvement over his somewhat dull previous offering
Yes, I've found them somewhat samey. They don't seem to involve very much spying, either: a lot of the plots are just the secret service trying to tidy up its own mess, which feels weird by now.