Though there’s still a week or so to go until The Tourist comes out, I ran across this excellent endorsement in the Boston Globe’s blog, Off the Shelf, from the owner of Brattleboro’s Mystery on Main Street, David Lampe-Wilson. He was (I infer from the title of the post) answering the question, “What’s your pick of the first beach read of the summer?”

With ‘The Tourist,’ Olen Steinhauer should discover he suddenly has a burgeoning fan base. Known for his literary, European-based novels driven by complex, intelligent characters, Steinhauer’s latest hits the ground running and this dark tale of deceit and betrayal never lets up.

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