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by Nelson DeMille


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Nelson demille and. A PAGE-TURNER THAT DISTURBS, PROVOKES, AND MAKES YOU THINK LONG AFTER YOU’VE PUT IT DOW. ophisticated and compassionat.Pointed dialogue and gritty humor make THE GENERAL’S DAUGHTER a fast read. Washington Post Book World.With THE GENERAL’S DAUGHTER, DeMille continues to prove himself an accomplished and incredibly versatile storyteller. Cleveland Plain Dealer. Demille’s narrative energy is unflagging.

I enjoyed it this time around just as much as the first time.

Only 17 left in stock (more on the way). I enjoyed it this time around just as much as the first time. DeMille has a talent for creating intelligent but smart alecky protagonists and Brenner definitely fills that role.

Used availability for Nelson DeMille's The General's Daughter. April 2001 : USA Hardback.

The General's Daughter book. See a Problem? We’d love your help. Details (if other): Cancel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The General's Daughter. Paul Brenner by. Nelson DeMille (Goodreads Author).

DeMille’s earlier books were NYPD detective novels. His first major novel was By the Rivers of Babylon, published in 1978 and still in print, as are all his succeeding novels. He is a member of American Mensa, the Authors Guild, and past president of the Mystery Writers of America. DeMille is the author of By the Rivers of Babylon, Cathedral, The Talbot Odyssey, Word of Honor, The Charm School, The Gold Coast, The General’s Daughter, Spencerville, Plum Island, The Lion’s Game, Up Country, Night Fall, Wild Fire, The Gate House, The Lion, The Panther, The Quest, Radiant Angel, and The Cuban Affair.

Captain Ann Campbell is a West Point graduate, the daughter of legendary General Fighting Joe Campbell. She is the pride of Fort Hadley until, one morning, her body is found, naked and bound, on the firing range. Paul Brenner is a member of the Army's elite undercover investigative unit and the man in charge of this politically explosive case. Teamed with rape specialist Cynthia Sunhill, with whom he once had a tempestuous, doomed affair, Brenner is about to learn just how many people were sexually, emotionally, and dangerously involved with the Army's golden girl.

Campbell, the daughter of the general who runs the base, is literally a poster woman for the New Army, a.Characterization in general is fuzzy, though DeMille captures the often unquestioning regimen of life on a military base. One only wishes that his tale had more spirit and dash.

It's pinned up on her basement wall-and when the sleuths touch the poster it swings back to reveal a hidden playroom stocked with sex toys and videos of many army guys in pig masks and the captain in high heels.

The General’s Daughter. Author: Nelson DeMille. Captain Ann Campbell is a West Point graduate, the daughter of legendary General Fighting Joe Campbell. Paul Brenner is a member of the Army’s elite undercover investigative unit and the man in charge of this politically explosive case.

United Kingdom: The General's Daughter. Germany: Die Tochter des Generals. The victim was Captain Ann Campbell, daughter of Lieutenant General Joseph "Fighting Joe" Campbell

United Kingdom: The General's Daughter. France: Le Deshonneur D'Ann Campbell. The victim was Captain Ann Campbell, daughter of Lieutenant General Joseph "Fighting Joe" Campbell. As if that weren't bad enough, she was young, beautiful, talented, bright, and a West Point graduate. She was the pride of Fort Hadley, the darling of the Army public relations people, a poster girl for Army recruiters, a spokesperson for the new, nonsexist Army, a Gulf War veteran, and so forth and so on. The Book & The Movie. This book, on its most basic level, is a murder mystery that happens to be set on an Army post.


Comments: (7)

Whitecaster
I saw the movie version of the book years ago and enjoyed it. Rewatching the movie version again fairly recently inspired me to get a copy of the book. As good as the movie was, the book is much, much better. Mr. DeMille writes a very detailed orientated book. As they say "the devil is in the details." If you enjoy a well written, well researched story I think you will like this book too. It is a very good read and hard to put down. I've read it twice now, and agree that John Travolta was a perfect selection for the part of the DSI agent in the movie. It's a great book.
Kelenn
This is DeMille at his best. He does have a tendency to waffle with his quality, but certain of his books hit the mark, such as, Mayday, Plum Island, Gold Coast, and The Lions Game. Additionally, the principal character in this story, as well as John Sutter in The Gold Coast, sound like his John Corey character throughout; and if you read enough of his stories, the character traits can become tiresome. This particular book was made into a movie, which I did not see. The book, however, had a very intense story line, but could be found revolting to some who are sensitive to a plot involving unusual sexual practices as a psychological plot foundation. Nonetheless, this murder mystery set on a fictitious US Army post is well done.
Rko
Great story and a great author from where I once lived; Long Island. My having lived on the island when it was inhabitable my favorites written by DeMlle are Plum Island and The Gold Coast as I know these areas, their history, from younger days growing up along the coast. Both stories are intriguing, great plot and characters though the author lets his brains fall out when it comes to the guns he writes of. Best is DeMilles sarcasm, antagonism, and wit he installs in some of the characters.
Terr
Nelson DeMille is my father's favorite author, and he suggested I begin with this book. My dad and I have pretty different tastes in books, so I wasn't sure I'd like this novel. I was pleasantly surprised. This novel had me from the beginning. I wasn't sure if I liked Paul Brenner, but he sure intrigued me. The case was interesting. The end, while not completely surprising, was still good enough to make me feel like I had a read a good book when I was finished. In fact, I was sad enough leaving the character of Paul Brenner that I looked up to see if DeMille had written another book starring him. I'm currently reading the sequel to The General's Daughter, Up Country (a phenomenal story btw). The General's Daughter was an easy book to read, but also an easy book to fall into. I couldn't put it down and am really glad I read it.
Arcanescar
Great storytelling, but DeMilke's fascination with the rogue detective could use a refresh. They're all the same, bucking the system, contemptuous of authority, better at theyjibs than anyone around them, rejecting ambition, and so on. What else ya got?
Monn
Intriguing mystery mixed with Army protocol made for a good read. Unnecessary love interest of Warrant Officer Paul Brenner, made a solid page turner drag a bit slow at times for seemingly no real reason in the story.

Rather graphic at times, which seemed at times gratuitous, and while an important part of the plot, again seemed to slow the book down and almost made me want to put it down (almost), and certainly would be a complete turnoff to anybody with more delicate sensibilities.

In the end though, Demille offers up enough suspects to keep you guessing until he is ready to let you hone in on the killer about 3/4 of the way through, and even then, because of the subplots you are never quite sure how it will turn out until the end.

While I note things like "dragging" and "slow" in descriptions above, I should point out this is in contrast to other Demille books I have read recently (Plum Island, The Lion's Game, Wild Fire), it was still an relatively easy read and page turner, and a self confessed "non-reader" still breezed through this in about 7 days of evening time reading. I guess some would describe this as "summertime reading" and if that is what you enjoy (and of course a good mystery) then this certainly fits.
Ynneig
As usual, the author provides the reader with a good yarn and snappy dialogue. This is a suspenseful mystery by a master storyteller. It is no surprise that is was made into a blockbuster film starring John Travolta in the role of Criminal Investigation Division Warrant Officer Paul Brenner, a member of the Army's elite investigative unit. Having seen the movies first, the book is as good as the movie, which was a pretty good film.

Brenner is assigned to investigate a politically sensitive case, the bizarre rape-murder of Captain Ann Campbell, a graduate of West Point, the army's poster girl, and the daughter of a legendary and highly regarded general. Brenner's assigned partner on this case turns out to be none other than his former lover, rape specialist Cynthia Sunhill. As they begin their investigation, information that does not jive with the image of the deceased keeps popping up. Moreover, they run into some stonewalling that does not sit well with Brenner. Clearly, something is wrong with the facts as originally presented. Intrigue and deception seem to be everywhere.

Brenner, however, is determined to solve the case before it is taken away from him by the FBI. He smells something fishy and he doesn't much like it. Moreover, he senses that there is something corrupt that permeates the surrounding facade of honor on that Army base, based upon what has come to light about the apparent double life Ann Campbell led. Brenner is convinced that this corruption is at the heart of Ann Campbell's murder.

Though not one of my favorite Demille books, it is still an enjoyable read. The main protagonist, Paul Brenner, is a well-fleshed character and likable. The mystery, however, seems a little forced, and the tawdriness of the life led by the deceased is depressing. Notwithstanding this, it is still a pretty good read from a master storyteller.
General's Daughter the (Gemstar) download epub
Thrillers & Suspense
Author: Nelson DeMille
ISBN: 0759502617
Category: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Subcategory: Thrillers & Suspense
Publisher: Twtp Assorted (April 2001)