Jim Nisbet's novels are instant collectors' items. The dustjacket of DARK COMPANION is especially gorgeous and symbolically relevant to the text. This is a quick read, even though I made myself slow down to relish it, with just 144 pages and set in an easy-to-read font.
Jim Nisbet's novels are instant collectors' items. A small gem, and easily one of the best novels I've read this year. 9 people found this helpful.
San Francisco writer Jim Nisbet has published eleven novels, including the acclaimed Lethal Injection. He has also published five volumes of poetry. His novel, Dark Companion, was shorted-listed for the 2006 Hammett Prize. Various of his works have been translated into French, German, Japanese, Italian, Polish, Hungarian, Greek, Russian and Romanian. Aside from reading and performing his own work San Francisco writer Jim Nisbet has published eleven novels, including the acclaimed Lethal Injection.
A riveting new novel by the author of "Lethal Injection". After a visit to San Francisco's Tenderloin District, where pleasures are simple and cheap, Stanley Ahearn awakens to find himself zipped into a sleeping bag, left for dead. and missing a kidney. When he learns that there's something wrong with his remaining kidney, Stanley finds himself on the street with a new perspective: revenge.
0 5 Kirjailija: Jim Nisbet Lukija: Neil Shah. Acclaimed crime fiction writer Jim Nisbet sets forth a noir gem that lays bare the foibles of modern-day America with tremendous force. Saatavilla äänikirjana. Banerjhee Rolf, a bright, levelheaded Indian American scientist, is content to spend his days with his wife, tending his garden and studying his beloved astronomy.
Dark Companion: A Novel. ISBN 9781482912524 (978-1-4829-1252-4) Blackstone Audiobooks, 2013. Coauthors & Alternates.
Narrated by Neil Shah.
Book Format: Audiobook.
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Books. Mystery & Detective Books. Book Format: Audiobook. Banerjhee Rolf, a bright, levelheaded Indian Americanscientist, is content to spend his days with his wife, tending his garden andstudying his beloved astronomy. When Rolf ’s relationship with Toby Pride, his seedy,drug-dealing neighbor, and Pride’s stoner girlfriend takes a weirdturn, Rolf’s placid world is shattered and he becomes a fugitive from justice.
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his style has overtones of Walker Percy's smooth southern satin, but his characters-losers, grifters, con men-hark back to the days of James M. Cain's twisted images of morality," writes the Toronto Globe-Mail. In the tradition of Jim Thompson and Damon Runyon, Jim Nisbet is too good to miss and Windward Passage is a masterpiece that raises the bar even for a master like Nisbet.