(E–pub READ) The Great California Game


The Great California Game

Read ê The Great California Game ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ar old for allies Lovejoy embarks on the Great California Game a highly illicit enterprise that involves gambling antiues and a cast of villains whose methods range from evangelical conmanship to unblinking murder. Started off very well Lovejoy the illegal immigrant in America on the run from nearly everybody broke as usual With his usual luck gets involved with the most uniue characters and rich enough to own the world lowlifes who want to use him for their own ends The run through New York and the rest of the country is a great read However as Lovejoy gets to LA and the end of the game the difference between the factions and the Game itself becomes confusing and at times because of that unenjoyable

Review ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub × Jonathan Gash

Read ê The Great California Game ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub It had to happen After becoming a persona non grata in England and Hong Kong Jonathan Gash's roguish antiues expert has escaped to America Like any other illegal immigrant Lovejoy is trying to lie low But in no ti. David Dandy and Sonia Kreidenweis my landlords from my last semester turned me onto the Lovejoy series on AE Lovejoy a rogue antiues dealer with a circle of friends who combine to help and hinder is the type of character I d like to create witty and crass full of interesting uirks yet also a sense of morality Now that I m once again sans AE I turned to the novels of Jonathan Gash that provided the basis for the TV showWhile the dichotomy between TV and book isn t uite as drastic as one like Spenser For Hire there is a marked difference For one the book Lovejoy is much a loner than his television counterpart He s also much chauvinistic smart alecky and incredibly stupid at least in things other than antiues And although the TV Lovejoy tries to match the first person narrative of the books with his humorous asides to the camera it just doesn t come close to the endless personal nature of the on running dialogue between character and reader in the book Which is to say that both media have their pros and consIn this novel Lovejoy finally visits America and uickly gets involved in a very large scam one that decides the crime takings for the whole country I like to think of it as if Damon Runyon had been born British with the first person narrative flowing serenely over the dangerous mob happenings belowOh I almost forgot my favorite line in the book Lovejoy trying to extradite himself from one of the situations is telling the reader his plan with the ending Then exit pursued by bear Funny Not alone perhaps but in context this stage description from Shakespeare incongruously applied tickled me in the right places I liked this book enough to pick up another and I suspect that I ll probably end up reading them all if they can match the fun of this one

Jonathan Gash × 9 Characters

Read ê The Great California Game ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Me at all his unerring instinct for recognizing forgeries draws the attention of some people who can make him very rich if they don't make him very dead first With only a destitute hooker and a streetwise eight ye. returnreturntakes place immediately after Jade Woman which I read earlier this month Lovejoy has escaped Hong Kong and arrives penniless in New York where he soon gets sucked into a group of sinister plutocrats involved with raising uestionable money as their stake in the Great California Game The first half of the book in which Lovejoy tries to grasp the reality of New York and also gets entangled in the conspiracy is very well portrayed both the richness of the setting and our hero s confusion in adapting to it The second half was less good en route to California Lovejoy and his rapidly acuired assistants encounter various American regional stereotypes while Lovejoy demonstrates a hitherto unseen talent for actually making money from his possibly supernatural gift for telling real antiues from fakes and there is then a rather hard to swallow twist at the end And surprisingly it is almost halfway through the book before Lovejoy gets together with any of the various women who as usual throw themselves at him So a book of two halves really And I am beginning to wonder how many of the Lovejoy books are actually set in East Anglia or even England So far I ve had France the Isle of Man Hong Kong and now the US

  • Paperback
  • 249
  • The Great California Game
  • Jonathan Gash
  • English
  • 12 August 2020
  • 9780140172249

6 thoughts on “(E–pub READ) The Great California Game

  1. says: (E–pub READ) The Great California Game Jonathan Gash × 9 Characters Free read The Great California Game

    (E–pub READ) The Great California Game David Dandy and Sonia Kreidenweis my landlords from my last semester turned me onto the Lovejoy series on AE Lovejoy a rogue antiues dealer with a circle of friends who combine to help and hinder is the type of character I’d like to create–witty and crass full of interesting uirks yet also a sense of morality Now that I’m once again sans AE I turned to the novels of Jonathan Gash that provided the basis for

  2. says: (E–pub READ) The Great California Game Free read The Great California Game

    (E–pub READ) The Great California Game Review ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub × Jonathan Gash Free read The Great California Game returnreturntakes place immediately after Jade Woman which I read earlier this month Lovejoy has escaped Hong Kong and arrives penniless in New York where he soon gets sucked into a group of sinister plutocrats involved with raising uestionable money as their stake in the Great California Game The first half of the book in which Lovejoy trie

  3. says: Review ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub × Jonathan Gash Jonathan Gash × 9 Characters (E–pub READ) The Great California Game

    Free read The Great California Game Jonathan Gash × 9 Characters Review ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub × Jonathan Gash Started off very well Lovejoy the illegal immigrant in America on the run from nearly everybody broke as usual With his usual luck gets involved with the most uniue characters and rich enough to own the world lowlifes who want to use him for

  4. says: (E–pub READ) The Great California Game

    Review ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub × Jonathan Gash (E–pub READ) The Great California Game If you like Lovejoy his peculiar morality and his love of antiues it is enough that this is a Lovejoy The poor soul is in America far from his cozy English countryside and I got too anxious about him Had to put the book aside for about 9 month

  5. says: (E–pub READ) The Great California Game Jonathan Gash × 9 Characters

    (E–pub READ) The Great California Game Lovejoy travels to America and then wanders around clueless for 34 of the book When he stops and pays attention

  6. says: Jonathan Gash × 9 Characters (E–pub READ) The Great California Game

    Free read The Great California Game (E–pub READ) The Great California Game Jonathan Gash × 9 Characters Laboured confusing awkward

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