Paperback $14.95

Vintage | Nov 01, 2011 | 224 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780307947222

  • Paperback$14.95

    Vintage | Nov 01, 2011 | 224 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780307947222

  • Ebook$9.99

    Vintage | Nov 01, 2011 | 224 Pages | ISBN 9780307947239

Praise

 “Higgins deserves to stand in the company of the likes of Chandler and Hammett as one of the true innovators in crime fiction.” —Scott Turow
 
“Higgins can plot a whole book like one long chase scene. He can write dialogue so authentic it spits.” —Life
 
“The Balzac of the Boston underworld. … Higgins is almost uniquely blessed with a gift for voices, each of them … as distinctive as a fingerprint.”—The New Yorker
 
“One of the great crime writers of the twentieth century.” —Kansas City Star

“Higgins writes about the world of crime with an authenticity that is unmatched.” –The Washington Post
 
“A uniquely gifted writer . . . who does at least as well by the Hogarthian Boston he knows as Raymond Chandler once did for Southern California.” —The New York Times
 
“Superb. . . Higgins is a complete novelist. His work will be read when the work of competing writers has been forgotten.”—Chicago Daily News
 
“Brilliant. . . Higgins is a master stylist.”–New York Post
 
“George V. Higgins’s mastery of the patois of the Boston criminal class is legendary.” —San Jose Mercury News

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