The Crime of Julian Wells

The Crime of Julian Wells

eBook - 2012
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With THE CRIME OF JULIAN WELLS, Thomas H. Cook, one of America's most acclaimed suspense writers, has written a novel in the grand tradition of the twisty, cerebral thriller. Like Eric Ambler's A COFFIN FOR DIMITRIOS and Graham Greene's THE THIRD MAN, it is a mystery of identity, or assumed identity, a journey into the maze of a mysterious life.When famed true-crime writer Julian Wells' body if found in a boat drifting on a Montauk pond, the question is not how he died, but why?The death is obviously a suicide. But why would Julian Wells have taken his own life? And was this his only crime? These are the questions that first intrigue and then obsess Philip Anders, Wells' best friend and the chief defender of both his moral and his literary legacies.Anders' increasingly passionate and dangerous quest to answer these questions becomes a journey into a haunted life, one marked by travel, learning, achievement and adventure, a life that should have been...
Publisher: 2012
ISBN: 9780802194589

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Feb 03, 2013

He again, as often his books, touches the theme about good and evil. He wonders: why people are capable of heinous crimes? This book is about loneliness, search for meaning, trust between parents and sons... There is a statement in the book about Julian's Wells books: They cannot be categorized. Crime and history, nonfiction and true crime, little nuggets of everything: history, science, philosophy, a vast number of quotations" - this is exactly about this book of Thomas Cook.
But somehow is kind of slow and sometimes boring, despite of supposedly interesting and exciting topic of trying to find answers to some mysteries.


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Jun 06, 2013

“The world has plenty of noise, but not many voices.”


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