[The Last Good Kiss] New ò James Crumley


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  • The Last Good Kiss
  • James Crumley
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  • 08 February 2020
  • 9782264007834

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REVIEW ☆ The Last Good Kiss READ & DOWNLOAD The Last Good Kiss A pas réapparu depuis dix ans Ils emmènent dans leur périple Fireball un bouledogue amateur de bières Ils mènent la belle vie mais toujours point de Betty Sue ui semble avoir mal tournéÀ travers plusieurs états au sens propre comme au figuré le lecteur est convié à une road story où se croisen. James Crumley died last year and if there were any justice he d be alive today and recognized as one of the great modern crime writers while Dan Brown would have had his guts chewed out by weasels and be buried in a pauper s grave instead of getting rich off The Da Vinci Code But there isn t any justice and no one knew that better than CrumleyI once read that his novels were like a combination of Raymond Chandler and Hunter Thompson and that s about as good as a description as you re likely to find Tough guy fiction that also pondered the real cost of violence with huge uantities of alcohol and drugs and a lot of melancholy and black humor were what Crumley specialized in and this is a great example of itCW Sughrue one of two main characters Crumley usedis a private detective who was hired to find a drunken writer on a binge But once Sughrue finds him in a dive bar in California a fight breaks out that results in the the guy needing to spend a few days in a hospital While Sughrue waits for the writer to recover the friendly lady bar owner begs him to take a look for her daughter who vanished into the San Francisco hippie underground 10 years earlier This was written in 1978Sughrue reluctantly takes on the job and the drunken writer soon insists on joining him in the search If Sughrue s liver can take all the drinking he might just be able to find the girlThis is terrific noir fiction with a severly flawed hero and lots of twists If you re a hard boiled crime fiction fan and you never read Crumley track down one of his books and try him Duel in the Sun Alberto Salazar Dick Beardsley and America's Greatest Marathon leur périple Fireball un bouledogue amateur de bières Ils mènent Cook Yourself Sexy la belle vie mais toujours point de Betty Sue ui semble avoir mal tournéÀ travers plusieurs états au sens propre comme au figuré Where There Is No Doctor A Village Health Care Handbook le Wave of Destruction The Stories of Four Families and History's Deadliest Tsunami last year and if there were any justice he d be alive today and recognized as one of the great modern crime writers while Dan Brown would have had his guts chewed out by weasels and be buried in a pauper s grave instead of getting rich off The Da Vinci Code But there isn t any justice and no one knew that better than CrumleyI once read that his novels were Cuba libre Spanish edition like a combination of Raymond Chandler and Hunter Thompson and that s about as good as a description as you re All Things Consoled A Daughter's Memoir likely to find Tough guy fiction that also pondered the real cost of violence with huge uantities of alcohol and drugs and a Corduroy Writes a Letter Easy to Read Puffin lot of melancholy and black humor were what Crumley specialized in and this is a great example of itCW Sughrue one of two main characters Crumley usedis a private detective who was hired to find a drunken writer on a binge But once Sughrue finds him in a dive bar in California a fight breaks out that results in the the guy needing to spend a few days in a hospital While Sughrue waits for the writer to recover the friendly Invisible Lives lady bar owner begs him to take a Cheat On Your Husband with Your Husband look for her daughter who vanished into the San Francisco hippie underground 10 years earlier This was written in 1978Sughrue reluctantly takes on the job and the drunken writer soon insists on joining him in the search If Sughrue s Making Good liver can take all the drinking he might just be able to find the girlThis is terrific noir fiction with a severly flawed hero and Sir Simon lots of twists If you re a hard boiled crime fiction fan and you never read Crumley track down one of his books and try him

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REVIEW ☆ The Last Good Kiss READ & DOWNLOAD The Last Good Kiss T crapules minables et figures pittoresues Si elle n'en est pas la trame la nostalgie de l'Ouest des grands espaces est l'essence même du Dernier baiser L'inénarrable Sughrue semble promener sa carcasse d'ivrogne comme dans un éternel lendemain d'ivresse Ce ui ne l'empêche pas d'être bourré d'humour. Published in 1978 The Last Good Kiss is James Crumley s third novel and the first to feature C W Sughrue an alcoholic former army officer who is now a PI in the fictional town of Meriwether Montana It is generally regarded as Crumley s best novel and any number of contemporary crime writers have described it as their favorite crime novel of all The town of Meriwether is based loosely on Missoula Montana where Crumley a Texas native taught at the University of Montana in the 1960s He then moved to Missoula permanently in the mid 1980s and was a larger than life character who was very well known in the town s seedier bars until his death in 2008 Crumley s protagonist C W is no Philip Marlowe or Lew Archer He spends most of his professional time repossessing cars and tracking down cheating spouses When he s not investigating he can often be found tending bar in a topless joint As the book opens Sughrue has been hired to track down a famous writer who has gone off the rails The writer s ex wife wants him back at his desk cranking out his next great novel and so she sends Sughrue to find himSughrue tracks the guy from Montana to Sonoma California where the book opens with what is often described as the best opening line in all of crime fiction When I finally caught up with Abraham Trahearne he was drinking beer with an alcoholic bulldog named Fireball Roberts in a ramshackle joint just outside of Sonoma California drinking the heart right out of a fine spring afternoonBefore Sughrue can get Trahearne out of the bar a fight breaks out Trahearne is injured and will have to spend a few days in a hospital before he s fit to travel Learning that Sughrue is a detective the woman who owns the ramshackle joint hires him for 8700 to try to find her daughter who disappeared in San Francisco ten years earlier Sughrue tells the woman that it s an impossible task but that he will give it a shot while waiting for Trahearne to recover The investigation will take Sughrue into some very dark places often accompanied by Trahearne as they gradually make their way back to Montana Once he has deposited the writer with his wife his ex wife and his former mother in law No wonder the guy was on the run these are some seriously weird relationships C W continues the investigation It s an often violent funny and tragic booze driven ride which ultimately arrives at a stunning climax As the first sentence would suggest Crumley was a seriously good writer and this is a beautifully written book which needs to be read slowly and savored It s reminiscent of Raymond Chandler and Ross MacDonald and Crumley really is or deserves to be remembered with the same respect For whatever reason his books were ultimately successful in Europe and in Japan at least during his lifetime than they were in the US Only after his death did he begin to get the recognition here at home that he certainly deserved but any fan of hard boiled crime fiction will definitely want to look for this one Corduroy Writes a Letter Easy to Read Puffin la trame Invisible Lives la nostalgie de Cheat On Your Husband with Your Husband l'Ouest des grands espaces est Making Good l'essence même du Dernier baiser L'inénarrable Sughrue semble promener sa carcasse d'ivrogne comme dans un éternel Sir Simon lendemain d'ivresse Ce ui ne What If This Were Enough? Essays l'empêche pas d'être bourré d'humour. Published in 1978 The Last Good Kiss is James Crumley s third novel and the first to feature C W Sughrue an alcoholic former army officer who is now a PI in the fictional town of Meriwether Montana It is generally regarded as Crumley s best novel and any number of contemporary crime writers have described it as their favorite crime novel of all The town of Meriwether is based Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - The Original Screenplay loosely on Missoula Montana where Crumley a Texas native taught at the University of Montana in the 1960s He then moved to Missoula permanently in the mid 1980s and was a Rapturous uantum #4 larger than The Big Handout life character who was very well known in the town s seedier bars until his death in 2008 Crumley s protagonist C W is no Philip Marlowe or Lew Archer He spends most of his professional time repossessing cars and tracking down cheating spouses When he s not investigating he can often be found tending bar in a topless joint As the book opens Sughrue has been hired to track down a famous writer who has gone off the rails The writer s ex wife wants him back at his desk cranking out his next great novel and so she sends Sughrue to find himSughrue tracks the guy from Montana to Sonoma California where the book opens with what is often described as the best opening The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P Figg by Rodman Philbrick | Summary Study Guide line in all of crime fiction When I finally caught up with Abraham Trahearne he was drinking beer with an alcoholic bulldog named Fireball Roberts in a ramshackle joint just outside of Sonoma California drinking the heart right out of a fine spring afternoonBefore Sughrue can get Trahearne out of the bar a fight breaks out Trahearne is injured and will have to spend a few days in a hospital before he s fit to travel Learning that Sughrue is a detective the woman who owns the ramshackle joint hires him for 8700 to try to find her daughter who disappeared in San Francisco ten years earlier Sughrue tells the woman that it s an impossible task but that he will give it a shot while waiting for Trahearne to recover The investigation will take Sughrue into some very dark places often accompanied by Trahearne as they gradually make their way back to Montana Once he has deposited the writer with his wife his ex wife and his former mother in Sandy lifetime than they were in the US Only after his death did he begin to get the recognition here at home that he certainly deserved but any fan of hard boiled crime fiction will definitely want to Warren Dragons 100 Friends look for this one

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REVIEW ☆ The Last Good Kiss READ & DOWNLOAD The Last Good Kiss Sughrue détective privé doit retrouver Trahearne un écrivain parti écluser les bars en délaissant ex épouse femme et mère Il finit par le dégoter dans un bistrot S'étant découvert le même penchant pour l'alcool les deux hommes repartent à la recherche de Betty Sue la fille de la patronne ui n'. One of the best mysteries of all time Contains cynicism and good humor elegiac sadness a lot of drinking a small bit of love and oh yeah a damn good plot and enough violence to keep you awake And best of all the voice of the detective narrator charming infuriating and ultimately reliable CW Sughrue If Sam Peckinpah wrote mysteries they would be like this Where There Is No Doctor A Village Health Care Handbook les bars en délaissant ex épouse femme et mère Il finit par Wave of Destruction The Stories of Four Families and History's Deadliest Tsunami le même penchant pour Cuba libre Spanish edition l'alcool All Things Consoled A Daughter's Memoir les deux hommes repartent à Corduroy Writes a Letter Easy to Read Puffin la recherche de Betty Sue Invisible Lives la fille de Cheat On Your Husband with Your Husband la patronne ui n'. One of the best mysteries of all time Contains cynicism and good humor elegiac sadness a Making Good lot of drinking a small bit of Sir Simon love and oh yeah a damn good plot and enough violence to keep you awake And best of all the voice of the detective narrator charming infuriating and ultimately reliable CW Sughrue If Sam Peckinpah wrote mysteries they would be What If This Were Enough? Essays like this


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