Thugs. The latest crime novel by Peter Mayle to feature protagonist Sam Levitt is titled, The Corsican Caper. A wealthy Russian thug, Oleg Vronsky, covets the beautiful home of Sam’s billionaire friend Francis Reboul, and offers a premium price to have it for himself. When Reboul refuses, Vronsky becomes enraged, and the action commences. The bad guys are thugs, the good guys are clever, and the case wraps up almost as soon as it starts. Most readers can finish the novel in a single sitting.
Rating: Four-star (I like it)
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