A simple plan: a novel, Volume 5379759

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Knopf, 1993 - Fiction - 335 pages
806 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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Fast read, great plot, great character writing. - Goodreads
This book was difficult to read. - Goodreads
Well written with great pacing and plenty of twists. - Goodreads
Ending leaves you sad and unfulfilled. - Goodreads
This was an excellent page turner! - Goodreads
Overall, "A Simple Plan" is storytelling at its finest. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Jeni - Goodreads

I needed a book to read on a long airplane trip and I'm so glad I chose this one. It was very engaging and showed what people could potentially be capable of. I loved the ending. I thought it suited ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bayden Hammond - Goodreads

A thoroughly enjoyable thriller, which grows darker and more twisted as the terrible spiral of events unfold. The protagonist's progression is not dissimilar to Walter White (of Breaking Bad). Every ... 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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