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O'Malley, Anne. Booklist (1997). This is a very complimentary review of The Terrorist. Although it does mention that readers may have difficulty in getting past a primary dislike of Laura Williams in the beginning of novel and that perhaps there may be some dissatisfaction with the ending of the plot, O'Malley commends Cooney in conveying the appropriate ambiguity in one's search for reason within "the dark underground of terrorism."

Horn Book Guide (Spring 1998). This review of The Terrorist claims that "despite a sometimes implausible plot," The Terrorist is a fast-paced, timely novel crackling with tension.

Kirkus Reviews (June 1, 1997). Although this review of The Terrorist speaks well of Cooney's prose and narrative technique, it is critical of the novel's characters, who are described as generally flat and stereotyped. However, according to the reviewer, with "a few big leaps of faith," the reader will find that the The Terrorist is a...

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