Fantastic opening — a gambler who hits a run of bad luck, and a loan shark who collects from his losing client pretty aggressively. Oh, and Kinsey apparently has two black eyes from trying to catch a shoplifter?
WHAT I LIKED
There is a LOT going on, with lots of characters running around, almost all of them obsessed with money. Angry cops, mobsters, gold diggers, cheating spouses, lock pickers, blackmailers, informants…it’s complicated.
WHAT I DIDN’T LIKE
The story jumps around a LOT from person to person, and so it doesn’t feel like a Kinsey story for good parts of the book, but it’s not egregious.
Legend: 1/5 Finished 2/5 Not bad 3/5 Good 4/5 Enjoyable 5/5 Excellent
THE BOTTOM LINE
More characters, less Kinsey, but it works.
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