Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Jim Thompson recommendations?

From: Nathan Cain (
Date: 26 Aug 2008

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    Has anyone recommended The Getaway yet? If not, I will.
    > ******************************
    > Jim Thompson is my inspiration. Every one of his books is thought provoking
    > and well-crafted. A couple of weeks ago I read THE CRIMINAL. It has a very
    > unusual structure. It's told from the point of view of several different
    > people involved around the rape and murder of a young girl. We know from the
    > beginning who the perpetrator is, but the irony of the title is left to the
    > last page. I haven't been able to watch Nancy Grace in the same way since I
    > read it. Jim Thompson was a genius.
    > Patrick King

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