The Gun Seller

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Random House, 8 févr. 2011 - 352 pages
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When Thomas Lang, a hired gunman with a soft heart, is contracted to assassinate an American industrialist, he opts instead to warn the intended victim - a good deed that doesn't go unpunished.

Within hours Lang is butting heads with a Buddha statue, matching wits with evil billionaires, and putting his life (among other things) in the hands of a bevy of femmes fatales, whilst trying to save a beautiful lady ... and prevent an international bloodbath to boot.

A wonderfully funny novel from one of Britain's most famous comedians and star of award-winning US TV medical drama series, House.

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Clever

Avis d'utilisateur  - Amber J - Borders

Written years before House, M.D., Laurie's true colors show in this spy mystery. The plot is decent, but the humor is excellent. Written entirely in first person, this novel harkens back to the "noir" type of writing. It was a book I did not want to end, and took my time reading it. Consulter l'avis complet

Hugh Laurie's alter ego?

Avis d'utilisateur  - Ms.Pegasus - Borders

THE GUNSELLER by Hugh Laurie begins with a blow by blow description of a fight, and I thought: Oh no, not another testosterone driven thriller. By the end of scene 2 of the story, however, I was ... Consulter l'avis complet

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À propos de l'auteur (2011)

Hugh Laurie was born in 1959. At Cambridge University he took part in a number of undergraduate revues, the last of which won the Perrier Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 1981. Since university he has made his living as a writer, actor, director and musician, appearing in, amongst others, Blackadder, A Bit of Fry & Laurie, Jeeves and Wooster and House. He lives in London with his wife and three children, and is utterly devoted to motorcycling.

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