ShaneBook - 2003
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by Craig B. When Jim Grant was sacked from Granada Television in 1995 after 18 years of service, he was incensed. He knew that he and new management didn’t exactly see eye-to-eye, but he hadn’t expected to come back from vacation and find a termination letter on his work computer. So he decided to get even. No, he didn’t go back to the office and start swinging a bat. Instead, he went home and… (more)
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Why compare Lee Child’s work to a western? Because Jack Reacher is Shane. He appears in a small towns that are being oppressed rich despots, sees injustice, exacts revenge on the bad guys, then disappears as mysteriously as he arrived.