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    The Nothing Man PDF ↠ The Nothing eBook ↠ divorced is still in love with him, as is the alluring and well heeled widow who will do anything to make him happy But Brown is missing something, and without that one thing there s no possibility of happiness no possibility of anything but knocking back the booze and punishing anyone foolish enough to try to take away his loneliness What Clinton Brown lacks may be enough to make him murderIs Brown a killer or the victim of a sadistic frame up And if he s innocent, why is he so intent on being caught Deviously plotted, fearfully acquainted with the psychology of rage and guilt, The Nothing Man is further proof of Jim Thompson s mastery of the crime genre."/>
  • Paperback
  • 224
  • The Nothing Man
  • Jim Thompson
  • English
  • 26 March 2018
  • 0375700315

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  1. Andy Andy says:

    The Nothing Man PDF ↠ The Nothing eBook ↠ nothing mobile, The Nothing mobile, The Nothing ManThe Nothing Man PDFEPUBPsychotically slapstick tale of an ace reporter who lost his private parts in the war, unfortunately the newshound is handsome as hell, so the ladies all chase after him like nobody s business What s a hostile, castrated hunk to do but kill all the women Best scene in the book is when the boss babytalking wife gets her fat ass handed to her by our dickless hero Shortly after he throws up her nauseating dinner of frankfurters cooked in mayonnaise dig the phallic symbolism One of Thompson s Psychotically slapstick tale of an ace re


  2. Paige Paige says:

    The Nothing Man PDF ↠ The Nothing eBook ↠ nothing mobile, The Nothing mobile, The Nothing ManThe Nothing Man PDFEPUBGod, I love Jim Thompson On a whim, I decided to reread some of my favorites The Nothing Man is a blast A poetry writing newspaper man, fifths of whisky downed in a few hours, women who fall in love easily and quickly, and murder What s not to love


  3. Erik Erik says:

    The Nothing Man PDF ↠ The Nothing eBook ↠ nothing mobile, The Nothing mobile, The Nothing ManThe Nothing Man PDFEPUBClassic nihilistic Thompson Clinton Brown is work a holic, alcoholic, sociopathic wiseass, void of all emotion, and capable of fooling all of his small town, lame brained coworkers into doing just about anything he wants He drinks whiskey around the clock, uses his good looks to manipulate women, yet has no problem in resorting to extreme acts of violence when he feels that his cherished loneliness is in danger When Clinton gets personally involved in the death of his former wife, a mystery u Classic nihilistic Thompson Clinton Brown is work a holic, alcoholic, sociopathic wiseass, void of all emotion, and capable of fooling all of his small town, lame brained coworkers into doing just about anything he wants He drinks whiskey around the clock, uses his good looks to manipulate women, yet has no problem in resorting to extreme acts of violen


  4. Melody Melody says:

    The Nothing Man PDF ↠ The Nothing eBook ↠ nothing mobile, The Nothing mobile, The Nothing ManThe Nothing Man PDFEPUBOk That s my last Jim Thompson Even if we have another one at the house I will not read it It s the same dang story anyway I m not even going to put a


  5. Stephen Stephen says:

    The Nothing Man PDF ↠ The Nothing eBook ↠ nothing mobile, The Nothing mobile, The Nothing ManThe Nothing Man PDFEPUBI really enjoy Thompson, but man, he can put you through the wringer His protagonists are just so flat out im or at least amoral that the reading can be, well, uncomfortable This book is no exception, with a war wounded dissolute and embittered newspaperman, whose rage at the world is taken out on all those around him ex wife, colleagues, chief of police, etc The characters are good, and even if not likeable ar


  6. Peter Peter says:

    The Nothing Man PDF ↠ The Nothing eBook ↠ nothing mobile, The Nothing mobile, The Nothing ManThe Nothing Man PDFEPUBThis novel surprised me I had never heard of it before, having only come across it in a three novel compilation that I picked up for three dollars in a used bookstore in Boston About halfway through, it was starting to seem like the protagonist s murders were rather gratuitous, not unlike those which soured me on Thompson s revered The Killer Inside Me But then the ending hits, and suddenly the book is not what it had seemed Clifton Brown is indeed a nothing man, not really existing as his o This novel surprised me I had never heard of it before, having only come across it in a three novel compilation that I picked up for three dollars in a used bookstore in Boston About halfway through, it was starting to seem like the protagonist s murders were rather gratuitous, not unlike


  7. Stephen Stephen says:

    The Nothing Man PDF ↠ The Nothing eBook ↠ nothing mobile, The Nothing mobile, The Nothing ManThe Nothing Man PDFEPUBMy personal favorite Jim Thompson novel Guy comes back from the war with a little secret wound that he will kill to keep secret Loaded with a few first hand insights into the life of an alcoholic newspaper reporter of the time I think it is amazing that he got away with writing this back in the 1950s, when I believe screen kisses were still timed and limited to nothan 5 seconds This is simply good stuff Read it


  8. Erik Erik says:

    The Nothing Man PDF ↠ The Nothing eBook ↠ nothing mobile, The Nothing mobile, The Nothing ManThe Nothing Man PDFEPUBThe Nothing Man is a clever twist on a murder novel In it we see the classic Thompson confrontation between the A existentially troubled, intellectually sophisticated but impotent Thompson character versus B the sly good ole boy and his old fashioned human corruption, and you can guess who ultimately wins.


  9. Dug Gly Dug Gly says:

    The Nothing Man PDF ↠ The Nothing eBook ↠ nothing mobile, The Nothing mobile, The Nothing ManThe Nothing Man PDFEPUBI ve read this book six or seven times, and it just keeps getting funnier every time.


  10. Alex Alex says:

    The Nothing Man PDF ↠ The Nothing eBook ↠ nothing mobile, The Nothing mobile, The Nothing ManThe Nothing Man PDFEPUBWhere the hell do you get off drawing a pension anyway It is puzzling, I said, isn t it Obviously I am not disabled for employment Obviously I have suffered no disfigurement I am evenhandsome than on the day I was born, and my mother boasted with considerable veracity, I believe that I was the prettiest baby in town His eyes narrowed I get it You re a fairy, huh Is that an assertion, I said, or merely a surmise


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The Nothing ManThe Nothing Man PDF ↠ The Nothing eBook ↠ nothing mobile, The Nothing mobile, The Nothing ManThe Nothing Man PDF/EPUBIf Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett and Cornell Woolrich could have joined together in some ungodly The Nothing eBook ↠ union and produced a literary offspring, Jim Thompson would be it Washington Post Clinton Brown is smart, good looking, and the best rewrite man on the Pacific City Courier The wife he divorced is still in love with him, as is the alluring and well heeled widow who will do anything to make him happy But Brown is missing something, and without that one thing there s no possibility of happiness no possibility of anything but knocking back the booze and punishing anyone foolish enough to try to take away his loneliness What Clinton Brown lacks may be enough to make him murderIs Brown a killer or the victim of a sadistic frame up And if he s innocent, why is he so intent on being caught Deviously plotted, fearfully acquainted with the psychology of rage and guilt, The Nothing Man is further proof of Jim Thompson s mastery of the crime genre.


About the Author: Jim Thompson

The Nothing Man PDF ↠ The Nothing eBook ↠ nothing mobile, The Nothing mobile, The Nothing ManThe Nothing Man PDF/EPUBLibrarian Note There isthan one author in the GoodReads database with this name See this The Nothing eBook ↠ thread forinformation James Myers Thompson was a United States writer of novels, short stories and screenplays, largely in the hardboiled style of crime fictionThompson wrotethan thirty novels, the majority of which were original paperback publications by pulp fiction houses, from the late s through mid s Despite some positive critical notice, notably by Anthony Boucher in the New York Times, he was little recognized in his lifetime Only after death did Thompson s literary stature grow, when in the late s, several novels were re published in the Black Lizard series of re discovered crime fictionThompson s writing culminated in a few of his best regarded works The Killer Inside Me, Savage Night, A Hell of a Woman and Pop In these works, Thompson turned the derided pulp genre into literature and art, featuring unreliable narrators, odd structure, and surrealismThe writer RV Cassills has suggested that of all pulp fiction, Thompson s was the rawest and most harrowing that neither Dashiell Hammett nor Raymond Chandler nor even Horace McCoy, author of the bleak They Shoot Horses, Don t They , ever wrote a book within miles of Thompson Similarly, in the introduction to Now and on Earth, Stephen King says he most admires Thompson s work because The guy was over the top The guy was absolutely over the top Big Jim didn t know the meaning of the word stop There are three brave lets inherent in the forgoing he let himself see everything, he let himself write it down, then he let himself publish it Thompson admired Fyodor Dostoevsky and was nicknamed Dimestore Dostoevsky by writer Geoffrey O Brien Film director Stephen Frears, who directed an adaptation of Thompson s The Grifters as s The Grifters, also identified elements of Greek tragedy in his themes.