Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: The Overlook

From: Stephen Burridge (
Date: 28 Mar 2008

Obviously I misremembered about the length of "The Lincoln Lawyer". Amazon says the hardcover is 416 pages.

It did strike me as faster-moving than many of his other books. I wish I could pin down better exactly how it seemed to differ from them, because it struck me as something of a departure, but it has been a while.

Stephen On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 5:52 PM, <> wrote:

> Stephen wrote:
> "As I recall "The Lincoln Lawyer" is also relatively short and
> fast-moving."
> Short? My paperback (which I haven't gotten to yet) has the story at
> 505 pages (which doesn't include acknowledgements or the preview of the
> next book). I think it's a testament to him that his long books do not
> seem long, and certainly don't contain any filler. So I, at least, tend
> to read them in concentrated spurts, often staying up far later than I
> intended. That may be part of why I'm behind on him. I know better
> than to start one of his books when I have obligations that need to be
> met.
> Mark

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