It took me over a month to read this, not because it was a bad book, but because I had a couple of tough classes to get through. Still, it was a very enjoyable and much needed break and maybe one of these days I’ll read it again. Oh, how I hate those real-life intrusions that keep me from getting immersed in a story!Many comparisons have been made to the film, Oceans Eleven. While I enjoyed the film when I saw it a few years ago, I cannot remember a single detail now. I have a feeling that this book will be eventually forgotten as well. It was highly entertaining, fast-paced for its 719 pages, humorous, and full of characters I grew to really care about. And I love ballsy criminals and clever schemes. It just lacked a certain depth that makes books stay with me a long time. I don’t know what else to say. So many good reviews have been written and I can’t think of much to add here. mark's review sums up my feelings nicely.