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The Fugitive Pigeon The Fugitive Pigeon PDF Ó The Fugitive Kindle - fugitive epub, pigeon mobile, The Fugitive epub, The Fugitive PigeonThe Fugitive Pigeon PDF/EPUBWhen two hitmen come calling on Canarsie bartender Charlie Poole, he is forced to stand up for himself, and leave Brooklyn, for the first time in his life Reprint NYT.


About the Author: Donald E. Westlake

The Fugitive Pigeon PDF Ó The Fugitive Kindle - fugitive epub, pigeon mobile, The Fugitive epub, The Fugitive PigeonThe Fugitive Pigeon PDF/EPUBDonald E Westlake was one of the most prolific and talented authors of American crime fiction He began his career in the late s, churning out novels for pulp houses often writing as many as four novels a year under various pseudonyms such as Richard Stark but soon began publishing under his own The Fugitive Kindle - name His most well known characters were John Dortmunder, an unlucky thief, and a ruthless criminal named Parker His writing earned him three Edgar Awards the Best Novel award for God Save the Mark the Best Short Story award for Too Many Crooks and the Best Motion Picture Screenplay award for The Grifters In addition, Westlake also earned a Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America in Westlake s cinematic prose and brisk dialogue made his novels attractive to Hollywood, and several motion pictures were made from his books, with stars such as Lee Marvin and Mel Gibson Westlake wrote several screenplays himself, receiving an Academy Award nomination for his adaptation of The Grifters, Jim Thompson s noir classic.



10 thoughts on “The Fugitive Pigeon

  1. Charles van Buren Charles van Buren says:

    The Fugitive Pigeon PDF Ó The Fugitive Kindle - fugitive epub, pigeon mobile, The Fugitive epub, The Fugitive PigeonThe Fugitive Pigeon PDFEPUBNot great but still entertainingThis 1965 semi comic crime thriller whodunit contains numerous cultural references, mostly entertainers, from the 1950 s thru the early 60 s Maybe even some from the 1940 s This is fine if you know a lot of trivia from that era or if you just don t care about the meaning of the references Unfortunately I didn t recognize most of them and it isn t in my nature to ignore them So I did a lot of web searches Fortunately I read this novel on my Kindle which made t Not great but still entertainingThis 1965 semi comic crime thriller whodunit contains numerous cultural references, mostly entertainers, from the 1950 s thru the early 6


  2. Sam Reaves Sam Reaves says:

    The Fugitive Pigeon PDF Ó The Fugitive Kindle - fugitive epub, pigeon mobile, The Fugitive epub, The Fugitive PigeonThe Fugitive Pigeon PDFEPUBEarly Westlake, 1965 A ne er do well tending bar in a mob joint in Canarsie is shocked when he realizes that the job referred to by two hit men who come in at closing time is him escaping them by a miracle, he goes on the run to find out why he has been given the black spot The quest takes him all over the five boroughs in some very odd company and forces him to use resources he didn t know he had.Not every Westlake is a masterpiece, but any of them will reliably spring you from your quotidia Early Westlake, 1965 A ne er do well tending bar in a mob joint in Canarsie is shocked when he realizes that the job referred to by two hit men w


  3. Jennie Jennie says:

    The Fugitive Pigeon PDF Ó The Fugitive Kindle - fugitive epub, pigeon mobile, The Fugitive epub, The Fugitive PigeonThe Fugitive Pigeon PDFEPUBI read this comic mystery when I was a teenager, and I was utterly charmed by the language and attitude of New Yorker Donald E Westlake, who died on New Year s Eve, on his way out to dinner while on vacation in Mexico.I m giving it 5 stars not because it is truly one of the most amazing books I ve ever read, but because I instantly hungered for , and today there arebooks by Westlake 7 on my shelf than any author except P G Wodehouse These are fun books, quick reads, but Westlake I read this comic mystery when I was a teenager, and I was utterly charmed by the language and attitude of New Yorker Donald E W


  4. Caroline Caroline says:

    The Fugitive Pigeon PDF Ó The Fugitive Kindle - fugitive epub, pigeon mobile, The Fugitive epub, The Fugitive PigeonThe Fugitive Pigeon PDFEPUBScored at the local library s fundraiser rack An early Westlake, amusing but not up to the Dortmunders, Smoke, etc Pigeon exhibits the fascination with New York City navigation that eventually reaches comic delight in Stan Murch, but here getting from Canarsie to the Village is just description The dialogue has not yet reached that deftness that yields a laugh with almost every line I prefer the Westlake who doesn t worry too much about the mystery but just delights in the absurdity of what Scored at the local library s fundraiser rack An early Westlake, amusing but not up to the Dortmunders, Smoke, etc Pigeon exhibits the fascination with New York City navigation that eventuall


  5. Bhakta Jim Bhakta Jim says:

    The Fugitive Pigeon PDF Ó The Fugitive Kindle - fugitive epub, pigeon mobile, The Fugitive epub, The Fugitive PigeonThe Fugitive Pigeon PDFEPUBIf you ve finished all the Dortmunder books and wonder what other funny books Donald Westlake wrote this is a pretty good one to start with The hero is someone with no ambition greater than to keep running his mob connected uncle s bar and watch movies on the late show, but one day he finds himself on the wrong side of that mob and running for his life for no reason he can see Very funny stuff Not as good as a Dortmunder book, but what is


  6. njpolizzi njpolizzi says:

    The Fugitive Pigeon PDF Ó The Fugitive Kindle - fugitive epub, pigeon mobile, The Fugitive epub, The Fugitive PigeonThe Fugitive Pigeon PDFEPUBA very good novel in the pure style of D Westlake, fast and easy reading, with funny parts, and a simple but entertaining plot.Recommended for lovers of the genre, and a must for those admiring the style of the great Westlake Nestor


  7. Matthew Jones Matthew Jones says:

    The Fugitive Pigeon PDF Ó The Fugitive Kindle - fugitive epub, pigeon mobile, The Fugitive epub, The Fugitive PigeonThe Fugitive Pigeon PDFEPUBThis is a very early book of Donald Westlake which shows a lot of his quick wit developing before he established his signature style Which not as good as some of his later classics which is still a pretty good read A good mystery if somewhat straight ahead.Recommended.


  8. Terri Terri says:

    The Fugitive Pigeon PDF Ó The Fugitive Kindle - fugitive epub, pigeon mobile, The Fugitive epub, The Fugitive PigeonThe Fugitive Pigeon PDFEPUBFun I loved this comedic take on organized crime and the related fallout The offhand manner of the narrator and his sometimes straight forward, sometimes meandering descriptions and tellings were delightful I will be readingby this author.


  9. K. Counihan K. Counihan says:

    The Fugitive Pigeon PDF Ó The Fugitive Kindle - fugitive epub, pigeon mobile, The Fugitive epub, The Fugitive PigeonThe Fugitive Pigeon PDFEPUB3.5 Stars Good StoryA little wild and confusing By the end of the story we find out the police were confused too Not Westlake s best but still good.


  10. Quentin Feduchin Quentin Feduchin says:

    The Fugitive Pigeon PDF Ó The Fugitive Kindle - fugitive epub, pigeon mobile, The Fugitive epub, The Fugitive PigeonThe Fugitive Pigeon PDFEPUBWestlake strikes again..


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