A Chicago, in una splendida giornata di sole, Jack Reacher sta camminando senza meta, quando incontra una giovane donna particolarmente attraente, che zoppica e cerca di reggersi in piedi su due grucce. Ovviamente, Reacher si ferma e le offre il suo aiuto, ma non appena si voltano, i due si trovano davanti una pistola spianata. Incatenato alla donna e rinchiuso in un buio e soffocante pulmino che attraversa per 2000 miglia gli Stati Uniti, Reacher ha bisogno di sapere con chi ha a che fare. I rapitori non parlano e la sua compagna di sventura gli dice di chiamarsi Holly Johnson e di essere un'agente dell'FBI. E' una tipa abbastanza dura da risultare credibile, ma Reacher sa che lei gli sta nascondendo qualcosa.
- ISBN: 8830416754
- Casa Editrice: Longanesi
- Pagine: 495
- Data di uscita: 19-10-2001
Good book, but it's not as great as I was expecting after the first book. I wish the first 3/4 of the book were as gripping and more like the last 1/4. The first 1/2 of the book, Jack is stuck in a truck, an innocent passer by in a kidnapping. Though Holly is far from a damsel in distress. As good a Leggi tutto
Since I despised the first Jack Reacher novel Killing Floor you may be wondering why I read this second entry in this series. It’s all Tom Cruise’s fault. Yeah, I know the Reacher fans were generally unhappy with Tiny Tom being cast as their hero who is supposed to be 6’5”, but I actually enjoyed the Leggi tutto
In this, his second outing, ex-Army Major Jack Reacher is minding his own business, walking past a dry cleaning shop in Chicago, when an attractive young woman emerges from the shop with nine bags of expensive clothes, a bad knee, and a crutch. She drops the crutch and Reacher jumps to her assistanc Leggi tutto
Lee Child doesn't fail to deliver. What a compelling roller coaster ride full of tension, crime, military, FBI, treason... Jack Reacher is an innocent passer by when Holly Johnson, FBI agent, is abducted by three paramilitary men. What are their plans? where are Jack and Holly brought to? What about Leggi tutto
Once again I accompany Jack Reacher, ex-military policeman-turned-drifter, in his adventure. Die Trying is the second book in the series and here Reacher has gone to Chicago. He tries to help a young, attractive woman struggling on crutches with her laundry. In return for his courtesy he gets kidnap Leggi tutto
3.5★“Extreme violence, awesome force. Whoever did that, I wouldn’t want him to get mad at me, that’s for damn sure.’” The “whoever” here was Jack Reacher, and that pretty much sums up the tone of this long ‘adventure’. I’ve read a couple of Child’s Jack Reacher novellas and short stories, but this is Leggi tutto
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