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Ol blonde beauty a salve to Will s overheated spirit but who is she really Tammy and Nigel and Will and Marissa meet up in Madrid before heading across the Strait of Gibraltar to Tangier The couple recklessly embroils Will and Marissa in a small town drug deal that goes frightfully bad People are dead and the escape #south to Marrakesh is risky I really don t want to say about the fast moving plot to let #to Marrakesh is risky I really don t want to say about the fast moving plot to let discover its surprises for yourselfMuch of the excitement in reading the book is that the story and Will are never predictable You can t be sure where you ll end up geographically morally or metaphorically If there s a fault in the writing it is that Beaubien via Will tends to name the emotions he s feeling rather than trusting the readers to discern them through his Will s actions Beaubien is a ournalist and has a reporter s eye for descriptive detail that takes you right to where you for descriptive detail that takes you right to where you the gritty desert the heat and the hostile stares of the men in tea shops If you ve Been To Morocco You to Morocco you experience it all again down to the hair raising trek over the Atlas mountains If you haven t you ll believe you have This dense atmosphere is one of the book s most compelling aspects. G on themes of alienation class divisions and complex father son relationships Shadows the Sizes of Cities is the debut novel of a new talent in fiction Author and ournalist Gregory W Beaubien based the book in part on his travel writing for the Chicago Tribune the Chicago Sun Times the Los Angeles Times and other newspapers and magazines.

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Shadows the Sizes of Cities A NovelOcco so the sights and sounds were very relevant In this tension filled debut thriller you get rather uickly to the point where you don t trust anyone and that includes first person narrator Will Clark who claims to be a travel writer from Chicago Yet it always seems possible he might be something You never really learn how Will acuired his fighting skills or whether there is to his agenda than appears on the surface Beaubien takes advantage of using a first person narrative to let Will tell you exactly what and how much he wants you to knowThe book starts in Madrid where Will is waiting to hook up with three friends for a trip to Morocco and a writing assignment He needs money and he s preoccupied with the Dutchman s offer a mysterious phrase invoked a couple of times too many though when the explanation finally comes it turns the story on its head If you don t trust Will you certainly don t trust his friends There s Tammy the spoiled rich girl accustomed to having the whole world bend to her wishes and her loser Will s opinion Irish boyfriend Nigel Nor do you trust Will s women the unpleasant Marissa especially and Stacy who s ust arrive on the scene Stacy keeps turning up her co. Ken and his sense of himself shattered Will plunges further #into danger even as he searches for the elusive blonde Stacey Snow whose love might make him #danger even as he searches for the elusive blonde Stacey Snow whose love might make him again or doom them both A literary thriller that combines action and suspense with exotic locations written in A Style That Modulates style that modulates blunt and lyrical passages while touchin. ,