Complex and compelling . . . a thought-provoking novel that leaves its own lingering, haunting presence in the reader's imagination
Told with compelling power
Expert tone . . . fine sense of pace
Benioff blends tense adventure, a bittersweet coming-of-age and an oddly touching buddy narrative to craft a smart crowd-pleaser
David Benioff is an exceptional storyteller. With humour, heart, and at times relentless suspense, he has written a riveting war novel and an engaging coming of age story. CITY OF THIEVES is tender, illuminating, and, be warned, often shocking.