Scott Turow’s latest Kindle County thriller takes its inspiration from the Greek This latest one, “Identical,” is stuffed with so many themes and. Scott Turow takes a long time to get his ducks in a row in this, his most recent novel about legal shenanigans in Chicago, which as usual he. Scott Turow has written another convoluted mystery set in fictional Kindle County, Two of the main characters are brothers – identical.

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The thought of Cass spending so many years in prison is dangerously unacceptable to Paul. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He pleads guilty and is sent to jail to do the time. The burden of guilt hangs heavily in this tale of a Japanese woman struggling to rebuild her life post-Nagasaki.

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Read an excerpt of Identical. New DNA testing is examined that raises some rather startling questions. The only issue I had with the book was that toward the last quarter of the book, some of the things that took place seemed a bit too over the top sctot in current times, I don’t know if this could idenyical happen, but it’s a story and I was thoroughly entertained by it, so I will give this one an A.

The story in a nutshell: Eighty-one and studying Shakespeare and understanding it, too. Paul and Cass Gianis a play on the names in the Greek myth Pollux and Castor are twin brothers who have everything in the world going for them. And from there it just becomes more and more convoluted.


Markets Show more Markets links. Meanwhile, the other brother, Paul, has become a very successful lawyer who is now running for mayor. Hardcoverpages. In the 21st Century? Dita’s brother, Hal, is not convinced that the murder was ever resolved correctly and begins to run slanderous ads against Paul Gianni while at the same time uses his considerable wealth to hire two personal detectives, ex FBI agent Evon Miller and idenntical retired police investigator and Dita’s original investigator Tim Brodie to dig deeper into the murder of his sister.

I’m disappointed in the ending. The Greek families depicted in this story have a sordid history together and some bad blood between them. Oct 05, Una Tiers rated it really liked it. Their mother will attend the event for the first time in years, Paul has words with Dita, a woman known for having a sharp tongue, and he also meets his future wife, Sofia.

Report a mispronounced word. If I haven’t made myself clear, this turoa is not Turow’s best. Identical is geared more towards the investigative side of cases than the sensationalism of a trial. It’s as if he’s forgotten the art of good story-telling.

Cass ends up being sent to prison for 25 years. Maybe got a little snobby about my reading?

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Accordingly, he launches a vicious advertising campaign to implicate him in the murder for which his twin brother just spent 25 years in a minimum security prison. The forensics about the twins was very interesting, but the manipulation of taking advantage of the identicalness of the twins toward the ending became tiresome and very confusing.


Cass has confessed, but was he really the murderer? Identical is based loosely on the Greek myth of Castor and Pollux. Hal’s attempt to destroy Paul’s campaign for mayor results in a slander lawsuit and private detectives digging deeper into the case than ever before. A heart of gold lurks within this ambitious tale of Southern adolescence.

And this is quite true in this story, in a very literal sense! The tragic events of that day in have haunted both families for twenty-five scoyt. He came across as a narrow-minded, pathetic and pompous fool to me, actually less likable than many of the others.

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It was the perfect page turner. Identical is based loosely on the Greek myth o So much to read, how could I drop it all to read Identical? I’m not sure if it’s better, worse, or the same than reading it.