“Peter Heller is the poet laureate of the literary thriller.” —Michael Koryta
An endorsement by Koryta was good enough for me.
“The Guide is a literary work and a paean to fishing, as inspiring as A River Runs Through It… Poetic… Engaging….”
—Sandra Dallas, Denver Post
He gives us fast-paced action and intrigue, interspersed with closely observed, reflective nature writing. Speed up for the crime-solving, slow down for the Zen.”
—Julia Rubin, Associated Press
The hype sounded good. AND Heller can write. I did enjoy his description of trout fishing. The Zen.
The plot itself is dumb. WAY too over the top.