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Win by Harlan Coben review: expertly done at a brisk pace
H

arlan Coben has offered 75 million books in his occupation but I have a sneaking suspicion he would actually relatively not be a novelist.

I imagine in his coronary heart of hearts he would considerably relatively be filling speech bubbles and captions of a story from the golden age of comics when no self-respecting superhero went out with out a cape, a mask and a thirst for justice.

His latest thriller Win requires the sidekick from his best-offering sequence about previous basketball participant Myron Bolitar and recasts him as the key man.

The reader 1st fulfills Get – or Windsor Horne Lockwood III to give him his entire identify – dispensing his very own rough justice to a violent misogynist.

So significantly, so Batman…and that is prior to we meet the relatives butler and the top secret lair concealed absent in his mansion.

The plot revolves around a Manhattan recluse murdered in a luxury penthouse with an outdated learn on the wall stolen from Win’s relatives and a suitcase bearing his triple-barrelled initials.

Quickly the FBI are on the case and so is Win as two unresolved crimes from a long time previous are dredged up and related to the modern-day murder

Coben retains all the plots spinning as people develop into key suspects only to fade into the track record as the tale turns a corner in advance of twisting again and placing them in the frame yet again.

It is expertly performed and the brisk tempo retains the web pages turning but some visitors will discover a stumbling block in the eponymous Gain.

Even in a forged of mobster torturers, self-righteous sixties radicals and spiritual bigots built brutal by grief he is the worst human being on the site.

I know not all heroes wears capes but the emotionless vigilante toying with the environment from driving his vast individual wealth and self-regard is someone some readers may possibly not want to nearly 400 pages with.

Win by Harlen Coben (Penguin, £20)

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