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The Real cool killers

Chester Himes

The Real cool killers

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Published by Avon Nook in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementChester Himes
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 903 vol. 7
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24510609M
LC Control Number98808903

Not that I've ever read an entire Tom Clancy novel and not that I think literary writers can't befriend hacks, but still It's as anarchic, gruesome and farcial as Himes other novels. If you spent that kind of money on a nearly pristine copy you'd probably never want to open the darn thing. The jukebox was giving out with a stomp version of 'Big-Legged Woman. Contained almost entirely in one evening, the story never stops moving and the pressure steadily increases until an explosive ending is unavoidable.

Your personal skill of reading talent is developing when you like reading. Yes, there were some brilliant mid-twentieth-century noir writers I am so tempted to give you a "diamonds in the rough" pun, but I won't. Characters[ edit ] Working on adding in a characters section. I'm not quite sure how I make that distinction between "necessary" and "unnecessary" violence in a book. This must be satire.

Thank you to all of you who were concerned and sent good wishes our way. Without these cookies, we won't know if you have any performance-related issues that we may be able to address. Even characters that appear for only a few lines beg to be followed into their own lives. So much is wasted in Harlem except for Himes words that describe the tragic beauty of it all.


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I was mentally laughing, which got me thinking about the opening scene of the book, in which a man's arm is chopped off with an ax and goes sailing across a night club.

Then again, maybe I'm just asking for too much. Performance and reliability cookies These cookies allow us to monitor OverDrive's performance and reliability. First off, there is that title. I wonder if it ever is. As the investigation The Real cool killers book on, the reader also follows a group of white cops as they hassle people and generally be some racist motherfuckers in that special way that New York cops still can today.

His characters always seem so real, they always act in response to inner desires and outside pushes, so that they seem real even when they act absurd - or seem to. A lot of people spent their leisure time with their family, or their friends. As the lit class wrapped up everyone was at the end of the seven-page first chapter.

After Coffin Ed gets suspended for blasting his. Often they come across people who deserve to be stood up and knocked down, but it never makes those people less tragic.

This is comic noire which I enjoy as he is not trying too hard. The patois of the streets and the bitter resignation of those who patrol a world largely outside the dominant white culture though often subject to it's whims and desires gives this book and much of Himes writing a pulse to pop and lungs to breath with.

If you spent that kind of money on a nearly pristine copy you'd probably never want to open the darn thing. The action only spans a few hours, but while the investigation lead by Grave Digger Jones is tight, with a strong logic leading it, and with strong characters populating it, the parallel thread regarding the kids' gang is not as strong.

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The slasher drops to the floor, sweeping with his remaining arm, hopeful of finding the disembodied arm so he can retrieve the knife and further the mayhem.

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Many people had reasons for killing Ulysses Galen, a big Greek with too much money and too great a liking for young black girls.