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Never Count Out The Dead

3.67 of 5 stars 3.67  ·  rating details  ·  85 ratings  ·  9 reviews
A policeman and a young girl drive across the Mojave Desert toward a deathly quiet valley where the girl's mother waits. In a wealthy Los Angeles enclave, another man waits for news of the policeman's death. Cop John Victor Sully is in the wrong place at the wrong time, ready to convict the right man of the right crime--and that, for crooked developer Burgess Ridden and hi...more
Published February 7th 2003 by Pan Books (first published 2001)
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I found this book strange, yet intriguing. I admit that I found the slang used very unfamiliar, but that isn't why I didn't rate this book very high. Vic, the left for dead police office who's career is destroyed is bent on revenge, according to the jacket. That just didn't come through. I did for very sorry for Shay, the target of her mother's hate/love/self destruction, but she is really the only beleivable character I found in the book. i just wasn't impressed, but not bored enough to stop re...more
Gregory Mcdonald
A great book for the dog days of summer. This book is a fever burning in the brain,racing speeding bullet fashion from intense,to crazy;with the occasional detour into dementia. Teran is like Charles Dickens on crystal meth,populating his novel with a cast of murders,sadists,lunatics,freak, and subdivions of all of the above. He may even have succeeded in inventing a few charcter types that can't be qualified. I don't promise that you'll like this book;it is aimed at a certain taste,but I do pro...more
I really enjoyed Mr. Teran's first novel, "God is a Bullet". He didn't have a sophmore let down with his second effort. This is pulp fiction at it's best.
Brilliantly engaging. Some don't like all the colourful language of this author - imagine Henry Miller gone all modern murder
Mandy anderson
Violent, gruesome, weird, all about the underbelly of the world. Not a happy book
Pulp fiction at its best but not what I would call a literary masterpiece.
Loved the book, hated the atrocious Kindle format.
Crazy good.
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Boston Teran is the acclaimed author of six novels. GOD IS A BULLET is considered a cult classic that has been compared to such seminal works as Joan Didion’s THE WHITE ALBUM and John Ford’s THE SEARCHERS. NEVER COUNT OUT THE DEAD has been called a modern equivalent of MacBeth and TROIS FEMMES (THREE WOMEN) has been reviewed as "a true masterpiece."

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