The Wikipedia article on The Chase provides a decent overview of the story as a whole. There is no need for me to re-write the plot when it can be accessed with a click and a little reading.
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- Noting a few disagreements on personal behavior in the early 20th century, I very much enjoyed the character Isaac Bell.
- As normal, a slice of history was included in this novel: the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. I enjoy the mixing of fiction and fact; even reading a fun adventure story that is mostly fiction it is good to always be something about real earth history.
- I thought it highly irregular to have the
I give The Chase 7.5 stars out of 10. I liked this story much more than I liked “The Kingdom” which was written by the same author four years later.