"As he struggled to his feet, fastening his belt, he saw Liana Taillefer stand up, pale and terrifying, unconcerned by her disheveled clothes, he magnificent thighs still exposed. She slapped him so hard, his left ear vibrated like a drum."
-- The Club Dumas by Arturo Perez-Reverte. It's scenes like this, when the characters loom bigger than life, that you get the sense of adventure in the book.
It feels like I have been reading this forever. Even though it is a page turner, it took me a while to get into it and actually start turning those pages. Now I am halfway through and committed.
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