Error: Unable to create directory uploads/2019/01. Is its parent directory writable by the server?

NRB Book Club: Andrew Klavan’s “Identity Man”

Posted on November 25 2010 6:00 am
David Forsmark is the owner and president of Winning Strategies, a full service political consulting firm in Michigan. David has been a regular columnist for Frontpage Magazine since 2006. For 20 years before that, he wrote book, movie and concert reviews as a stringer for the Flint Journal, a midsize daily newspaper.
Be Sociable, Share!
Print This Post Print This Post


Take a thief on the run, framed for murders he didn’t commit given a new identity (face and all) by a mysterious benefactor, drop him in a flood and riot-ravaged thoroughly corrupt city, mix in a charismatic black politician being prepared for a messianic entrance on the national stage, a preacher who sees through the pol, a murderous pair of cops willing to do anything to protect the politician’s legend– oh, and of course a good girl who falls for the anti-hero, this one the widow of a war hero—mix them all together and what do you get? Klavan’s master work to date.

When I finished Klavan’s last thriller, Empire of Lies, I remarked that I had never read anything quite like it. Identity Man makes Empire seem like it’s from a template.

Editor’s note: A full length review of this book will appear in FrontPage Magazine soon

Andrew Klavan will also be speaking at the Wednesday Morning Club on December 9. Register here.

Be Sociable, Share!
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Note: You can use basic XHTML in your comments. Your email address will never be published.

Subscribe to this comment feed via RSS

Copyright 2019 NewsReal Blog

The Theme Foundry