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  • Hmm.. I wonder if this crazy idea will actually work...

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The Information Officer by Mark Mills

Basic Plot

It is 1942 in Malta and people are dying. Most die due to air raids, casualties of war but some die a more sinister death. Local prostitutes were disappearing and turning up dead seemingly due to accidents or other war related injuries. But Max knew things were not as they seemed. In pursuing a killer, what he found instead was a cold, emotionless psychopath who's only taste of emotion was the fear and pain he inflicted on his victims.

What I thought of the book

I bought this book as an impulse buy. One of the books that I would buy without knowing the author but because something in the blurb caught my eye. In this case, it was the parallel to the story of Jack the Ripper.

I was however, disappointed in this book, mostly due to its slow pace. It had every chance of being a good book, a good plot, a sinister villain, a charming hero but there was so much of the war to wade through that the story got lost under the rubble. Instead of serving as an interesting backdrop to the story, the war actually became a hindrance to the overall plot, preventing me from making any connections with the characters or even fully immersing myself in the book. I speed read and skipped many pages simply to sustain my interest.

Rating: 3/5

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