The cover asks the questions: 'Should you atone for the sins of your father?'. Not sure that this really conveys the story well. As previously mentioned, the plot itself is thin and perhaps even a little too complex for what it is trying to get across.
However, I did like some of the great thoughts that appear throughout the book. The best is: 'What do you want most in life and what would you do to get it?'. That's a good one to muse over I think. The trouble with some of these great thought-provoking points is that I kept stopping, thinking about them and sometimes discussing them for ten minutes or so with Husband. That was great and we enjoyed those discussions. Nevertheless, as soon as I step back from a book like that, it says to me that the characters and plot hasn't really drawn me in.
I think R J Ellory would produce a fab book with the thought-provoking stuff at the forefront, rather than squeezing it around too many characters and a detailed crime plot.
Still, I would be interested in reading another of his if I saw it.
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