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Two Graves (Pendergast, Bk 12)
Two Graves - Pendergast, Bk 12
Author: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
After his wife, Helen, is brazenly abducted before his eyes, Special Agent Pendergast furiously pursues the kidnappers, chasing them across the country and into Mexico. But then, things go terribly, tragically wrong; the kidnappers escape; and a shattered Pendergast retreats to his New York apartment and shuts out the world. — But when a string o...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780446555005
ISBN-10: 0446555002
Publication Date: 7/30/2013
Pages: 528
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  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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3.5 stars, based on 38 ratings
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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sharrona avatar reviewed Two Graves (Pendergast, Bk 12) on + 207 more book reviews
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Impeccable narration by René Auberjunois could not overcome my disappointment at this implausible, fragmented, and frustrating "visit" with Special Agent Pendergast. Three or four separate plots--and I do mean separate--never connected the characters we usually enjoy as an ensemble. Pendergast was in South America, Corey Swanson was in Kansas, Constance Green was following her own story line, and NYPD Detective Vincent D'Agosta was mere window-dressing. None of the plots overlapped or worked together, yet none was strong enough to stand alone. They are not improved by being bound together in one volume.

I usually enjoy suspending disbelief, at least a little bit, when going on an adventure with Pendergast. But the main plot, focusing on him, was a deadly combination of "timeworn" and "ridiculous."

Pendergast remains one of my favorite continuing characters, and I will most likely read the next novel as soon as it's available. By then I hope the bitter taste of this one will have dissipated.
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reviewed Two Graves (Pendergast, Bk 12) on + 7 more book reviews
great read - several simultaneous plots - a bit implausible, but willingly suspended my disbelief !!


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