Paradime: A Novel

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Danny Lynch sees something he shouldn’t have while working overseas in a mess hall at a civilian facility. He gets sent home to New York with a few warnings, but eventually he manages to find another job in an upscale restaurant. As he’s working in the kitchen, he looks up to see a man who looks exactly like him. However, this man is the founder of a billion dollar investment firm and has everything Danny didn’t even know he wanted. He finds himself becoming more and more obsessed with this other life. How far will he go to live this other life? And so the scene is set for Paradime.

What an interesting plot, and I’m not even talking about the basic one I just described, but the twist that it takes never the middle and takes off from there. Not super fast-paced, but still entertaining to say the least. I thought the author could have even taken the book farther and developed the characters a little more and answer some questions that come up. However, those weren’t too crucial to enjoying this book. Danny’s character was very interesting. He has had a rough life, but he’s not a bad guy and sometimes things happen to us that are out of our control.

A great read for a nice, sunny afternoon. It won’t take too long to finish and is entertaining.

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Author Alan Glynn
Star Count 3/5
Format Trade
Page Count 272 pages
Publisher Picador 
Publish Date 2016-08-02
ISBN 9781250061829
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Issue August 2016
Category Mystery, Crime & Thriller


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