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The Lime Twig : Novel
by John Hawkes


Overview - But it would be unfair to the reader to reveal what happens when a gang of professional crooks gets wind of the scheme and moves to muscle in on this bettors' dream of a long-odds situation. Worked out with all the meticulous detail, terror, and suspense of a nightmare, the tale is, on one level, comparable to a Graham Greene thriller; on another, it explores a group of people, their relationships fears, and loves.  Read more...

 
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Overview
But it would be unfair to the reader to reveal what happens when a gang of professional crooks gets wind of the scheme and moves to muscle in on this bettors' dream of a long-odds situation. Worked out with all the meticulous detail, terror, and suspense of a nightmare, the tale is, on one level, comparable to a Graham Greene thriller; on another, it explores a group of people, their relationships fears, and loves. For as Leslie A. Fiedler says in his introduction, "John Hawkes.. . makes terror rather than love the center of his work, knowing all the while, of course, that there can be no terror without the hope for love and love's defeat . . . ."


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  • ISBN-13: 9780811200653
  • ISBN-10: 0811200655
  • Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
  • Publish Date: June 1961
  • Page Count: 192
  • Dimensions: 8.08 x 4.46 x 0.51 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.4 pounds

Series: New Directions Paperbook #294

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