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Thunderstruck (book)

6 Ratings: 2.0
A book released September 25, 2007 by Erik Larson

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Author: Erik Larson
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
Date Published: September 25, 2007
2 reviews about Thunderstruck (book)
review by . May 12, 2009
Usually, I attack books from Erik Larson. Thunderstuck, his newest effort, didn't really grab my attention. I read a couple of other books before finishing this one, which is unusual for me.      Contents:   Part I - Ghosts and Gunfire   Part II - Betrayal   Part III - Secrets   Part IV - An Inspector Calls   Part V - The Finest Time   Part VI - Pursuit by Thunder   Epilogue - Into the Ether   Coda …
review by . March 05, 2009
This book is an excellent historical novel that uses a great deal of fact around a true story (a la Robert Grave's rendition of I Claudius) and gives the author's interpretation of more specific detail of what happened.  The only reason I did not rate it higher is because it pales in comparison to the author's prior work (The Devil in the White City).  However, it is still a superior book compared to what is on the market these days.   The story flip-flops between two men's struggles.  …
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