Jun 15, Jeannette rated it did not like it. Yeah, I really liked this story. Benioff succinctly introduces the reader to each of the four friends within a couple of hundred pages. Thanks again to the crew at wearebond. I grieved for the lost potential of a criminal. This book has more depth than the cliche crime-drama it appears to be.

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Jun 15, Jeannette rated it did not like it. While I enjoyed a huge chunk of the first half, it’s whole climax trwma to Shyamalan’s penchant for ludicrous twists, something I feared would happened, with over-arching contrivances that includes a sinister reveal that comes out of nowhere and betrays of the real world nature of these films, then does something unceremonious with a character that I couldn’t forgive.

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Fantastic vivid ballad to friendship, New York and relations, my insufficiency on slang vocabulary did not diminish the pleasure I have tasted. I walked away feeling I knew each of them, and because of that I really wanted to follow along a little further. rel

Before you get too excited though, I feel like the ending is the biggest problem I have with the 25th Hour. I loved the City of Thieves and willing to read anything the author put out.

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Dec 05, Larry rated it it was amazing. But in 24 hours, it’ll all be out of his hands and he’ll be on a bus to Ottsville Prison. Vedi le condizioni d’uso per i dettagli. Though 1 twist was predictable, the others were not!!! Thanks again to the crew at wearebond. What neither Slattery nor Jakob know, however, is that Monty has a plan. An awesome first novel by the talented David Benioffand the basis for one of my favorite movies. It’s by the same author who wrote City of Thieves, which I read last week.


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HolmesFernando Sulichin. After its unusual and poetic ending, I immediately wen to the library to look for 2a5 next book by David Benioff. For a book that is really just constantly building up to what will happen to Monty at the end, it leaves you a bit dissatisfied.

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Benioff succinctly introduces the reader to each of the four friends within a couple of hundred pages. Benioff doesn’t drone on about each person on any deep level, but enough that you get an overall sense of the person, and their relationship with Monty. For that reason, the character development was really nice. Jackson great as always. During the course trmaa the story, we’re introduced to his girlfriend and his two best friends.


And if you have a low tolerance for grit, this is not the book for you. In the movie vs book debate, I always prefer to read the book first before seeing the movie. 25w story moves at a captivating pace all the way up to it’s soaring, poignant, and memorable ending one of my favorites in fiction.

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Monty had a scholarship to attend a private high school, but messed that up. The crime isn’t something novice – this kind of stuff happens all the time. This book requires that you do not judge its characters but instead think about the ‘cards’ that they are dealt and wonder how you 2a play the hand. My disappointment in this book is due to several factors. I seriously had filn like: This book was not as action packed as I suspected it would be, but the prose kept me engaged and interested the entire time.

An absorbing novel of crime, its terrifying consequences, and a bond that redefines the friendship of three restless young men. Might as well see how this series ends. Die Hard with a Vengeance Aug 23, Devon rated it really liked it. Tomorrow Monty’s traveling by bus, to the federal prison in Otisville, for seven years. Jul 20, Lisa Rathbun rated it really liked it.

This has long been one of my top ten favorite movies. Two stars completely defines how I felt about this book.