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The Grifters by Jim Thompson
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Jul 05, 12

really liked it
Read in May, 2012

This was my next Jim Thompson read from Goodwill.

This certainly is Noir. Dark strange characters pulling constant shady deals in a spiral of plots that doesn't quite end where you'd expect. There are no heroes in this one.

The book follows Roy Dillon who is a con man/a grifter who is very interesting but not someone you root for. It's a good dark tea time of the soul without the rampant guts and gore that all too often mar the genre.

A good read.

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