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The Emperor of Ocean Park by Stephen L. Carter
The Emperor of Ocean Park

cruxkhalif, November 28, 2006

I just read the last page of this 881 page book and I'm sure he could have told the same story in half the number of pages. Carter is too descriptive: it may be his style,but it is also his flaw. I was always carried away on a tangent before he got back to the point. I had to go back to check how many novels he had written, and when I found this to be his first,I realized why he wanted to impress.
He can tell a story alright, but he needs more focus. I guess Grisham couldn't tell him that.

Nice story, but unnecessarily lengthy and tends to dull one.
I'm sure I'm not alone in thinking this.
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