Perry’s parents insist that he take Gobi, their quiet, Lithuanian exchange student, to senior prom but after an incident at the dance he learns that Gobi is actually a trained assassin who needs him as a henchman, behind the wheel of his father’s precious Jaguar, on a mission in Manhattan.
|Title :||Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick|
|Author :||Joe Schreiber|
- Fast paced. In under 200 pages, the action moves between cities, in cars and helicopters, and through several shoot outs.
- Engaging characters. I liked Perry and empathized with Gobi – something I wouldn’t have anticipated considering she is killing people.
- Funny. It lightened up serious action with physical humor and the awkward interactions of teenage boys and girls.
- Satisfying and convincing explanation of how/why Perry would “agree” to be the getaway driver.
- Added depth with family interactions and the sibling parallels between the two protagonists.
- Unrealistic abilities of protagonist.
- Glorified violence.
- Would have been even more effective as a tv show or movie.
Recommended for: people who enjoy action movies such as Kill Bill or tv show such as La Femme Nikita or Revenge; teen boys; hi-lo/reluctant readers