❮PDF❯ ⚡ The Transgressors ✎ Author Jim Thompson – E17streets4all.co.uk On the day he accidentally killed Aaron McBride, Tom Lord went from being a sheriff s deputy to a man awaiting execution Because if the law didn t punish him, his victim s widow or his shadowy busines On the day he accidentally killed Aaron McBride, Tom Lord went from being a sheriff s deputy to a man awaiting execution Because if the law didn t punish him, his victim s widow or his shadowy business associates surely would.
Librarian Note There isthan one author in the GoodReads database with this name See this thread forinformation James Myers Thompson was a United States writer of novels, short stories and screenplays, largely in the hardboiled style of crime fictionThompson wrotethan thirty novels, the majority of which were original paperback publications by pulp fiction houses, from the late s through mid s Despite some positive critical notice, notably by If you re looking for a CBR and CBZ reader Anthony Boucher in the New York Times, he was little recognized in his lifetime Only after death did Thompson s literary stature grow, when in the late s, several novels were re published in the Black Lizard series of re discovered crime fictionThompson s writing culminated in a few of his best regarded works The Killer Inside Me, Savage Night, A Hell of a Woman and Pop In these works, Thompson turned the derided pulp genre into literature and art, featuring unreliable narrators, odd structure, and surrealismThe writer RV Cassills has suggested that of all pulp fiction, Thompson s was the rawest and most harrowing that neither Dashiell Hammett nor Raymond Chandler nor even Horace McCoy, author of the bleak They Shoot Horses, Don t They , ever wrote a book within miles of Thompson Similarly, in the introduction to Now and on Earth, Stephen King says he most admires Thompson s work because The guy was over the top The guy was absolutely over the top Big Jim didn t know the meaning of the word stop There are three brave lets inherent in The Transgressors MOBI ò Paperback the forgoing he let himself see everything, he let himself write it down, then he let himself publish it Thompson admired Fyodor Dostoevsky and was nicknamed Dimestore Dostoevsky by writer Geoffrey O Brien Film director Stephen Frears, who directed an adaptation of Thompson s The Grifters as s The Grifters, also identified elements of Greek tragedy in his themes.
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