Jack Reacher's back with a gift that's no child's fit
Arifa Akbar's Arts Diary
Arifa Akbar is literary editor of The Independent and i newspapers. She has worked at The Independent since 2001 as a news reporter and arts correspondent before joining the books desk in 2009. She was a judge for the Orwell Prize for books, 2013, and is currently a judge of the Fiction Uncovered Prize 2014, and the Independent Scholastic New Children's Prize 2014.
Wednesday 17 July 2013
I wouldn't be surprised if a T-shirt that came through the letterbox tucked alongside the new Jack Reacher novel, Never Go Back (out next month), by Lee Child (pictured), were to become a collector's item among aficionados. It is army green with the catchphrase: "Reacher Said Nothing" along one side. By the look of it, Reacher is an extra, extra large.
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