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Montezuma's Man (Isaac Sidel #7)

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The third entry in the "New Isaac Quartet" is a surreal, comic and frightening novel. An acclaimed author of the most innovative crime novels of our time returns to the hallucinogenic New York of Isaac Sidel--idiosyncratic Police Commissioner and hero of The Good Policeman and Maria's Girls.
Hardcover, 277 pages
Published August 1st 1993 by Mysterious Press (first published 1993)
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Apr 09, 2011 rated it really liked it
This was my first Jerome Charyn book, and I was blown away by his writing style. I haven't read anything else like it, and am at a loss to describe it. Almost poetic at times, but in a staccato way. The police are corrupt for sometimes good reasons, and often likable. The story has a sort of wistful tone, but is also quirky and violent. I have to go back and read earlier titles, because many things were referred to from the past (though "Montezuma's Man" worked on its own). I really enjoyed spen ...more
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Jerome Charyn is an award-winning American author. With more than 50 published works, Charyn has earned a long-standing reputation as an inventive and prolific chronicler of real and imagined American life.

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon calls him "one of the most important writers in American literature." New York Newsday hailed Charyn as "a contemporary American Balzac," and the L
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  • Little Angel Street (Isaac Sidel #8)
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