Item description for Bad News Bible: A Faith Zanetti mystery (Felony & Mayhem Mysteries) by Anna Blundy, John J. Farrell, Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks, Joe Perry, Lawrence Yannuzzi & Peter Chalk...
Overview While stationed in Jerusalem to investigate a possible mole in Israeli intelligence, Faith Zanetti's best friend is murdered while searching for a child-trafficking ring and she continues to follow the story to find the killer.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 6.75" Height: 8.25" Weight: 0.76 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2008
Publisher Felony & Mayhem
ISBN 1933397977 ISBN13 9781933397979
Availability 0 units.
More About Anna Blundy, John J. Farrell, Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks, Joe Perry, Lawrence Yannuzzi & Peter Chalk
Oxford graduate, single girl columnist, and former Moscow correspondent for "The London Times," Anna Blundy has lived and worked in Russia on many occasions doing things from singing in a blues band in the early 1990s and making coffee at the ABC News bureau to interviewing Mikhail Gorbachev live in Russian on Radio Svoboda in 1998. Anna is a critically acclaimed novelist whose first book, "Every Time We Say Goodbye," told the story of her foreign correspondent father who was killed by a sniper in El Salvador in 1989. She now lives between London and Tuscany and, in her time, she has drunk a LOT of vodka, neat. Her next Faith Zanetti thriller is coming soon from Thomas Dunne Books / St. Martin's Minotaur. Please visit her Web site at www.faithzanetti.com.
Reviews - What do customers think about Bad News Bible: A Faith Zanetti mystery (Felony & Mayhem Mysteries)?
funny and exciting Jan 30, 2008
Don't read this book if you are trying to understand the Israel Palestine situation, do read it if you are interested in the world of ravaged war correspondents. Faith Zanetti is hilarious and astutely observed as are her friends and enemies in the press pack.
Don't waste your time or money Jan 16, 2005
I am reasonably certain that Miss Bundy has never set foot in Israel, and if she has, that she spent as much of her time boozing herself silly in the hotel bar, and as little of it actually observing anything about her, as do the pathetic protagonists of her truly mediocre book.
Had this book not been billed as "set against the backdrop of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict" one could never have guessed where the weak plot plays out. Not one of her middle eastern characters rings true to life, nor does she have anything at all to say about the conflict or its issues.
If you're interested in a vaguely seedy and slow moving mystery about a sorry bunch of addicts wallowing in self-pity and constantly in desperate need of a shrink, or their mummy, or maybe just another few rounds of vodka and valium -then go ahead and read this book. Otherwise, I'd give it a miss.