Sleeping Cruelty - Lynda La Plante Reviews
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by - written on 09/04/06 (Very useful, 74 readings)
Introduction As a huge fan of Lynda La Plante's TV series, such as Prime Suspect and The Governor, I have also picked up a few of her books in the hope that they will be as good. Unfortunately, so far, I haven't been that impressed. A friend of mine who used to write for The Bill and Brookside says that this is quite normal - writers usually shine in one form of writing, but the skills don't automatically carry over. Having said that, the book is quite readable and although I doubt I would read it again, I have read worse. The author Lynda La Plante began her career on the stage and worked with the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company. ... Read the complete review
by - written on 06/01/01, updated on 06/01/01 (Very useful, 30 readings)
Sir William Benedict has always dreamt of being accepted into society's elite. When Tory MP Andrew Maynard enters his life, it looks as though his dreams are going to be realised. However, a scandal erupts around him and Benedict decides to have his revenge - on his island paradise, with the help of Justin and Laura Chalmers. This is a different direction for Lynda La Plante, who has recently been writing police procedurals or very English crime thrillers, the main exception being the Lorraine Page series. This novel, mainly set on a Caribbean island shows that she is branching out. 'Sleeping Cruelty' is a ... Read the complete review
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