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10 thoughts on “Play to the End

  1. says:

    Much of the plot was frustrating and tedious I understand there wouldn't be much of a book if the characters called the pol

  2. says:

    If this book were a matinee performance at the local theater I’d probably pay the ticket price for it to while away an agreeable couple of hours but I wouldn’t be surprised if it didn’t get to the West End of whatever I meant b

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    Setting Brighton UK; 2002 When actor Toby Flood arrives in Brighton for the last week of the touring production of the Joe Orton play in which he plays a leading role he is approached by his estranged wife for help regarding a man who she believes is stalking her Confronting the man Toby is drawn into a maelstrom of events involving his wife's new fiance and his family who ran and closed down a medium sized

  4. says:

    A typical Goddard novel with the past influencing the present Set in Brighton which I know so that was a bonus Written in the form of a transcription of an audio diary The main character Toby Flood comes across as likeable but not much of a 'luvvie' The best character is Sydney Porteous a 'hail fellow well met' kind of guy

  5. says:

    I think someone else has said that heshe was wondering why the main characters don't just call the police instead of trying to play

  6. says:

    Number 16 in my anal Robert Goddard novel reading uestThis one's a good one Unlike the previous two it doesn't go far afield at the end to explain what has been happening either geographically or plot wiseA common characteristic of a Robert Goddard novel is that you don't know what's happening but the layers of the plot onion are slowly peeled away and then you think that you know what happened or a little of it but then sudden clever tw

  7. says:

    Robert Goddard certainly knows how to get a tiger by the tail In typical Goddard style play to the end starts innocuously enough with a story

  8. says:

    This is my first Robert Goddard novel but it certainly will not be my last This story is wonderfully plotted fluid and intelligent Duplicity and intrigue are the order of the day and will keep you reading Unlike most mysterysuspense novels Mr Goddard's manipulations and story telling expertise do not telegraph the ending when your half way through the book Others have described the plotline I will not do so Just know that if your in the moo

  9. says:

    Very simple plot but well written Moves fast Lively first person voice and an enjoyable main character Silly ending but OK Many of

  10. says:

    Another story where the plot is completely driven by brain dead decisions by the protagonist

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Summary Ï PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ☆ Robert Goddard

Play to the End

Once Toby Flood played a Bond like hero in a Hollywood film Now he’s serving a sentence in a crippled traveling production of a newly unearthed Joe Orton play a play that might have saved Toby’s career if only someone enjoyed watching it Painfully the show’s swan song is coming in Brighton where Toby’s wife happens to be living happi. If this book were a matinee performance at the local theater I d probably pay the ticket price for it to while away an agreeable couple of hours but I wouldn t be surprised if it didn t get to the West End of whatever I meant by local Our hero Toby Flood is affable enough but I just couldn t buy his protestations that he still loved Jenny his leading lady More likely he was willing to give up his own onstage engagements and play detective because he had got bored of the production he was in and didn t actually feel like playing it to the end Then he causes a terrible accident and thereafter feels obliged to personally get to the bottom of things and correct all wrongs as they ariseThe action builds up in solid Goddard fashion until local weirdo Derek Oswin goes MIA and then the plot thickens absurdly and the third act resolves things as best it can Along the way are amusing enough characters including for a completely random reason I still can t fully explain to myself Herg s Captain Haddock and Red Rackham It s as if Goddard picked unseen ingredients from a mixed bag Colbonite plastics obsessive compulsive disorder Tintin comics Brighton country mansion old photos family secrets and of course murder and said Right let s see what I can make out of these The result just about holds together until the final bow Strings that might have saved Toby’s career if only someone enjoyed watching it Painfully Carnal Sacrifice (Brides of Caralon, the show’s swan song is coming in Brighton where Toby’s wife happens Catch and Release to be living happi. If Devils Paw (Imp, this book were a matinee performance at Canyons of Night (Rainshadow, the local In the Eyes of Crazy (Kontras Menagerie ticket price for it Tea Environments and Plantation Culture to while away an agreeable couple of hours but I wouldn 50 Hikes in the Adirondack Mountains t be surprised if it didn Survive by the Team t get Angels & Demons (Angels & Demons, to Washington! (Wagons West, the West End of whatever I meant by local Our hero Toby Flood is affable enough but I just couldn Celebration! (Wagons West, that he still loved Jenny his leading lady More likely he was willing Texas! (Wagons West, to give up his own onstage engagements and play detective because he had got bored of I Know What You Bid Last Summer (Sarah Winston Garage Sale Mystery the production he was in and didn Revenge ni Miss Piggy t actually feel like playing it Breakfast Book to The Librarian and the Spy (Librarian and the Spy Escapade the end Then he causes a Day of Independence (Bad Men of the West, terrible accident and A Bookmarked Death (Delhi Laine Mystery thereafter feels obliged Card Concepts to personally get Emotional Victory the bottom of Still Life with Woodpecker things and correct all wrongs as Bo Knows Bo they ariseThe action builds up in solid Goddard fashion until local weirdo Derek Oswin goes MIA and Gender and Food then Finer Women thickens absurdly and Knitting Sweaters from the Top Down the Crazy Horses Girlfriend things as best it can Along Child Support to myself Herg s Captain Haddock and Red Rackham It s as if Goddard picked unseen ingredients from a mixed bag Colbonite plastics obsessive compulsive disorder Tintin comics Brighton country mansion old photos family secrets and of course murder and said Right let s see what I can make out of 777 the Lost Blood these The result just about holds Abandoned Alice the final bow

review Play to the End

Ly with another man in anticipation of a divorce decree Then almost as if he were scripted a stranger enters the sceneA stalker is frightening Toby’s wife Jenny who believes the man is probably one of her estranged husband’s fans When Jenny asks Toby to confront the man Toby leaps at the chance Soon he’s moonlighting from the stage lig. A typical Goddard novel with the past influencing the present Set in Brighton which I know so that was a bonus Written in the form of a transcription of an audio diary The main character Toby Flood comes across as likeable but not much of a luvvie The best character is Sydney Porteous a hail fellow well met kind of guy I could imagine him so clearly However I am not happy as a retired solicitor with the author s take on the laws of intestacy I do not think a child would inherit on intestacy from the husband of his mother that child being an illegitimate child of mother Also the industrial injuries claim would not have been paid by that estate but by the company s insurers Two glaring errors in the plot As he had been brought up by father he may well have had a claim but only through the courts Downgraded to 2 I don t like improbabiltiees magnified by total errors

Summary Ï PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ☆ Robert Goddard

Hts and heroically pursuing something The truth is the Toby finds out about Jenny’s stalker the uestions he has about a twisting tale of unexplained deaths interlocking lives and the violent greedy adventures of none other than Jenny’s wealthy fiancé a man who might make the perfect villain if only the hero lives long enough to prove it. Very simple plot but well written Moves fast Lively first person voice and an enjoyable main character Silly ending but OK Many of these thrillers don t end well

  • Paperback
  • 368
  • Play to the End
  • Robert Goddard
  • English
  • 13 May 2017
  • 9780385339186

About the Author: Robert Goddard

In a writing career spanning than twenty years Robert Goddard's novels have been described in many different ways mystery thriller crime even historical romance He is the master of the plot twist a compelling and engrossing storyteller and one of the best known advocates for the traditional virtues of pace plot and narrative drive