The Thomas Berryman Number
by James Patterson

Patterson’s first novel. Praised because it involves a black leader who is assassinated. Otherwise, it is disorganized, and the only mystery is how the he will pull it out in the end, which he doesn’t. It lacks his humanism and romanticism and sympathetic characters. It lacks suspense and a tight plot. It promotes Roman Catholicism like all his other novels.

Year Read: 2007

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