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One of the most influential crime novels ever written, by a legend of the genre. The last good kiss pdf download full pdf read book page. If chapter 18 was the books last chapter we would have had a happy ending. Published in 1978, the last good kiss is james crumleys third novel and the first to feature c. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app. This novel, written in the style and literary traditions of the socalled hard. The last good kiss quotes by james crumley goodreads. Gardner dozois recommended james crumleys the last good kiss to me as the best hardboiled detective novel written in the last ten years. This page contains details about the fiction book the last good kiss by james crumley published in 1978.
When i finally caught up with abraham trahearne, he was drinking beer with an alcoholic bulldog na. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take. James arthur crumley october 12, 1939 september 17, 2008 was the author of violent. Tough, hardboiled, and brilliantly suspenseful, the last good kiss is an. James crumley books list of books by author james crumley. James crumley james crumley used books, rare books and new books. Sughrue, a montana investigator who kills time by working at a topless bar. The last good kiss by crumley, jamesnovember 5, 1988 paperback will be shipped from us. With a new introduction by an admiring ian rankin, the last good kiss is crumley at his best, hardboiled to perfection, cynical, written like a clockwork mechanism where every sentence is quasi. Western american literature, volume 14, number 3, fall 1979, pp. Buy the last good kiss by james crumley from waterstones today. Kindle ebooks can be read on any device with the free kindle app. The last good kiss by james crumley author ian rankin author of introduction, etc. The last good kiss by james crumley the 1989th greatest.
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