»And Mr. Boyd has received mixed reviews from the public and from critics, perhaps because the James Bond many readers have come to expect is not Fleming’s at all, but the much more exciting cinematic version.«
Star characters, spun anew, may live well more than twice: Sarah Lyall about the return of James Bond, Jeeves and Philip Marlowe in new books by William Boyd, Sebastian Faulks and John Banville (aka Benjamin Black). Her view at The New York Times.
„Oddly enough, Mr. Harris turns out to be considerably more adept at making the complicated fiscal strategies employed by hedge funds comprehensible to the reader than he is at persuading us that VIXAL could have actually made the leap to artificial intelligence.“ Michiko Kakutani about the thriller The Fear Index by Robert Harris. Read her review at nytimes.com.