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Crime Novels free pdf This adventurous two-volume collection presents a rich vein of modern American writing too often neglected in mainstream literary histories. Evolving out of the terse and violent hardboiled style of the pulp magazines, noir fiction expanded over the decades into a varied and innovative body of writing. Tapping deep roots in the American literary imagination, the novels in this volume explore themes of crime, guilt, deception, obsessive passion, murder, and the disintegrating psyche. With visionary and often subversive force they create a dark and violent mythology out of the most commonplace elements of modern life. The raw power of their vernacular style has profoundly influenced contemporary American culture and writing.

About Jim Thompson

ROBERT POLITO, editor, is a poet, biographer, and critic whose "Savage Art: A Biography of Jim Thompson" received the National Book Critics Circle Award. He directs the Graduate Writing Program at the New School and is the editor of "David Goodis: Five Noir Novels of the 1940s

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Author : Jim Thompson
Publisher : The Library of America
Data Published : 01 January 1900
ISBN : 1883011493
EAN : 9781883011499
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 892 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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