Published February 5th by Barry Eisler (first published July 14th ) .. I read this one under the name “Hard Rain” and it is #2 of the John Rain series. Rain #2. Previously published as Hard Rain (US) and Blood From Blood (UK). ” a superlative job entertaining and suspenseful enough to keep you turning. Summary and reviews of Hard Rain by Barry Eisler, plus links to a book excerpt from Hard Rain and author biography of Barry Eisler.

Author: Zulumuro Tejinn
Country: Germany
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Art
Published (Last): 11 February 2007
Pages: 390
PDF File Size: 15.99 Mb
ePub File Size: 9.38 Mb
ISBN: 276-9-74009-323-3
Downloads: 80760
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Kagasida

A Lonely Resurrection (John Rain, #2) by Barry Eisler

I read this one under the name “Hard Rain” and it is 2 of the John Rain series. Why does everything have to be some huge geopolitical maneuver? Someone challenges him to a sparring match?

Having created a ne Having reread “Rain Fall”the first of the series of six novels, I’ve finally gotten around to eislfr series. Rain is very smart, so he is constantly interesting, but so are some of his adversaries, especially a woman named “Delilah,” who works for another intelligence system.

This time around, Rain has become more of a killing machine, dispatching various targets without a great deal of either effort or reflection. Eisler was born in New Jersey, [1] his father was a wholesale office supplier, and his mother an environmental activist.


This one is a bit rakn to start and the glimmer of humanity shown by protagonist John Rain- an assassin in the first novel is now absent.

A Lonely Resurrection

Tatsu is head of the Japanese FBI. It’s just the right mix of garry to action. No trivia or quizzes yet. At no point are the outcomes of these encounters at all in doubt, which leaches them of much potential tension. Read more Read less.

Plus, sleeping around with girls in their 20’s hare 30’s and they just love him? There’s a problem loading this menu right now. She works at the Damask Rose a social club where pole dancing and lap dances and other things are the norm. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

With all this its surprising just how compelling this book is. To be honest, John Rain scares me. There is much double- and triple-dealing, skulking about in dark shadows, and conspiracy enough to spare. I’m not sure what it was. You also need to be a bit twisted to be honest. Once again Rain has to decide whether any of the people he’s working for-the shrewd Tatsu, a veteran agent of Japan’s FBI who seems to be dedicated to battling high-level corruption; various shady American CIA agents-are to be trusted.


Rain decides to check this “girlfriend” out. eisleg

Barry Eisler

The idea behind the so-called The publisher backed at least 5 John Rain books for publication, and this one has a high enough Goodreads rating that I feel like I missed something. Open Preview See a Problem? I did like this book.

Eisler acknowledges the help of experts in many areas, but it’s his own impressive literary skills that make his John Rain such a fascinating, touching and wholly believable character. His assessment of danger and opponents is logical and focused from a lifetime of experience. Hes basically someone you wouldn’t want to meet!

Requiem for an Assassin John Rain, No. How to read Bsrry.

You would think the author is a native. Eisler recreates an authentic Japanese world and culture, at least the seamier side — apparently, as again, I have no experience with reality.

This is good espionage fiction that serves up healthy examples of the genre’s attractions.