A simple plan: a novel, Volume 5379759

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Knopf, 1993 - Fiction - 335 pages
29 Reviews
It All Seemed So Simple...

Two brothers and their friend stumble upon the wreckage of a plane—the pilot is dead and his duffle bag contains four million dollars in cash. The men agree to hide, keep and share the fortune. But what started off as a simple plan slowly devolves into a gruesome nightmare none of them can control.


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He doesn't care about happy endings. - Goodreads
Well written with great pacing and plenty of twists. - Goodreads
Scott Smith is a talented and daring writer. - Goodreads
Crazy good storytelling. - Goodreads
Tightly written and with great pacing! - Goodreads
If you've seen the movie you probably know the plot. - Goodreads

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User Review  - D - Goodreads

I'm not surprised by the "loved it!" "Hated it!" Reviews here. It was recommended to me by someone who claimed it to be one of the best books he's ever read. I absolutely hated it for all of the same ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jean - Goodreads

Like any "simple" plan, this one starts out fine, but you know it's going to become very complicated, and it does. Hank Mitchell, his brother Jacob, and Jacob's friend Lou find a downed plane in the ... Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Scott Smith was educated at Dartmouth College and Columbia University. He lives in New York City.


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