The Manton looks like a respectable hotel. Dusty Rhodes looks like a selfless young man working as a bellhop. And the woman in 1004 looks like an angel. But sometimes looks can kill, as Jim Thompson demonstrates in this vision of the crime novel as gothic.
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About Jim Thompson
(1906 – 1977) James Meyers Thompson was born in Anadarko, Oklahoma. He began writing fiction at a very young age, selling his first story to True Detective when he was only fourteen. Thompson eventually wrote twenty-nine novels, all but three… More about Jim Thompson
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Published by Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Nov 05, 1991| 160 Pages| 5-3/16 x 8| ISBN 9780679733119