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A Stranger Like You: A Novel

2 Ratings: 5.0
A book by Elizabeth Brundage

"'People are ugly and cruel. They are relentless. They will stop at nothing to get what they want.'" LikeThe Player, A Stranger Like Youtests this hard-boiled lemma against the beautiful, nasty backdrop of Hollywood. Elizabeth Brundage … see full wiki

Author: Elizabeth Brundage
Genre: Suspense
Publisher: Viking Adult
2 reviews about A Stranger Like You: A Novel
review by . June 29, 2010
Aspiring screenwriters are everywhere in the Los Angeles area and the competition is fierce and unyielding. In his real life, Hugh Waters is in a relationship that is a marriage only in the legal sense and he holds an uninteresting day job with an insurance company. His movie script is his supposed ticket away from this insignificant existence and an agent of Gladiator Films purchased it. However, before the movie could be produced, that agent died and hard-nosed Hedda Chase reads the script and …
review by . October 11, 2010
A character study wrapped in a thriller
Elizabeth Brundage has written a captivating novel that is driven by both plot and great characters. Nothing is simple in A Stranger Like You. Characters that at first appear self-centered and unlikable turn out to be heroic to some degree, while those who initially seemed sympathetic end up deserving their awful fates. This nuance gives the novel more substance than the usual thriller while still offering enough action to keep readers turning the pages.      One of the characters …
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