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Persuader (Jack Reacher, Bk 7)
Persuader - Jack Reacher, Bk 7
Author: Lee Child
Jack Reacher. — The ultimate loner. — An elite ex-military cop who left the service years ago, he's moved from place to place...without family...without possessions...without commitments. — And without fear. Which is good, because trouble -- big, violent, complicated trouble -- finds Reacher wherever he goes. And when trouble finds him, Reacher...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780440245988
ISBN-10: 0440245982
Publication Date: 5/19/2009
Pages: 496
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

4.1 stars, based on 191 ratings
Publisher: Dell
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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reviewed Persuader (Jack Reacher, Bk 7) on + 105 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
I keep coming back to Lee Child's books. They start fast (The first line in this book is "The cop climbed out of his car exactly four minutes before he got shot.") They have plenty of dropped clues. They feature a larger than life main character. And they tie up nicely in climaxes with plenty of twists. At times a little formulaic, often somewhat farfetched, yet each book draws me in.

3.5 stars out of 5
reviewed Persuader (Jack Reacher, Bk 7) on + 93 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
Jack Reacher is like a sociopathic Spenser for Hire. He has no friends, and no relationships. What he does have is a genius level ability to work with numbers, and strategy. He is also so strong his pectoral muscles are a built-in bullet-proof vest, and he can kill a man with his elbow. In this episode, Reacher seeks revenge on a man long-thought dead. He teams up with the DEA to infiltrate a crime syndicate in order to get close to its leader, the resurrected Quinn. His laser-like focus on his goal, to kill Quinn gives him the ability to withstand cold, and invicibility in hand-to-hand combat. The pacing in the 2nd half of the book is off, and at one point it becomes a bit tedious. But it picks up at the end, when everyone bad gets it.
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Helpful Score: 3
Reacher. Can't say enough about the character. Keeps me turning pages so fast I forget to take a break. In this one, He goes undercover for the DEA to help them out with a little 'off the books' mission. That clock in his head - I sure could use!! Can't wait to read the next one. Even if you don't read them in order, you will have a great read.
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Helpful Score: 2
Wonderful book on Reacher. I'm reading them out of order and this book provides a little more insight into Reacher's personality and motivation. Tightly written and totally enjoyable.
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Helpful Score: 2
The best thriller writer. Jack Reacher and his need for justice a great read.
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reviewed Persuader (Jack Reacher, Bk 7) on + 40 more book reviews
If you're a die hard Reacher fan I am sure you'll more than enjoy. Personally I find his Child's writing style abrupt without taking advantage of the romance of word. I get a headache trying to read his style.
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I took a break from the Reacher books to give myself some distance from Child's writing style. Took a break and and glad to be back. I'm always looking forward to finding out something new about Reacher in between the story line.

Again, I like how the story starts - right in the middle of the action and we're left to figure out how they got there.

You'll enjoy this one!!!
Happy Reading =)
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Excellent book, like all of the Jack Reacher series. I have now read them all and pine for the next book!

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