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ESAU by Philip Kerr | Kirkus Reviews

Esau is a book about Yeti and anthropology and though to an extent very educative but in my view it is somewhat boring It seems pretty well grounded in its science though I’m no expert so can’t be sure and the plot rips along at a fair pace.

However, the India-Pakistan conflict is about to explode into war, and a CIA that is desperate for any information inserts a mole on the team, but we don’t know who it is though it’s easy to guess. This shares GridIron’s tone. Jun 20, Eric rated it liked it Shelves: Jan 27, Heather rated it it was amazing. And in a lab on the Berkeley campus, a paleoanthropologist learns that what she took to be a fossil find of the first order is in fact the scientific discovery of a lifetime — proof of an alternate line of hominid development.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I read some of his “Berlin Noir” stories a few years ago, about a non-nazi cop in Berlin in the ’30s, good stuff There was even talk of a Disney movie around the time it came out. Feb 19, Chuck rated it really liked it Shelves: Originally published on my blog here in March It was humorous at times, and had me laughing aloud.


Esau by Philip Kerr

This page was last ;hilip on 5 Octoberat There were some pretty cool and interesting parts, and I did laugh a couple of times! Overall a very good premise in a well written novel While it was a good story about a significant archeological find in the Himalaya’s there were some flaws elsewhere in the book. Suddenly everything goes still — then the mountain roars, shaking loose its killing kwrr, tumbling the climber before it.

The mystery gets resolved and the unexpected conclusion is neat, if you can forgive some convenient lucky breaks. But I let myself read more of it and by the time I got a quarter of the way through the book I was hooked!


Dec 13, Bodosika Bodosika pgilip it. I needed a book to read and plucked this from my shelf and began to read immediately and at first I didn’t like it that much. Perhaps people’s attitudes really would change after such experiences.

Retrieved 25 March Clinging to the Southwest face of Annapurna, jerr climber cuts another handhold. Glad I bought the hardbound version off the clearance rack for five bucks. Sep 28, John rated it liked it. Henry Holt and Company- Fiction – pages.

There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name. Aug 03, Robert rated it liked it Shelves: Philjp died of cancer on 23 March and is survived by his wife and children. He gives it to a babe paleoanthropologist, Dr. This Michael Crichtonesque thriller is a romp. Be the first to discover new talent!

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A rather stale bunch of sexual banter.

I shouldn’t really have to say anymore than that, should I? He studied at the University of Birmingham from togaining a master’s degree in law and philosophy. Views Read Edit View history.

The one negative is the manner in which the female scientist the smartest person philop the expedition is treated. A writer of both adult fiction and non-fiction, he is known for the Bernie Gunther series of historical thrillers set in Germany and elsewhere during the s, the Second World War and the Cold War.

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Nice twist toward the end but I got the feeling Kerr was cranking this book out for variety between his mysteries, which I really like. Pgilip yeti hunt side of the novel – which provides the title, the Yeti being equated with Esau in the Biblical story – is quite well done, and is reminiscent of stories like The Lost World or the film Jurassic Park.

Busse, III rated it it was amazing Shelves: Retrieved 29 March But the stereotypical treatment of the female scientist what is it with genre writers and women with long red hair and “emerald green” eyes, oh, and sensual mouths.