In this sinuous novel by the author of Wild at Heart, a Conradian adventurer becomes involved with smugglers and revolutionaries in a battered Central American city ripe with intrigue and corruption. An allusive and utterly original work, "Port Tropique is an exciting book".--The New York Times Book Review.
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Review: Port TropiqueUser Review - JD - Goodreads
Despite its publication by Black Lizard, "Port Tropique" is only peripherally a crime novel. It is instead a loose connection of vignettes, aligning it closer stylistically to Bolano's "Antwerp" or ... Read full review
Review: Port TropiqueUser Review - Matthew - Goodreads
I'm reminded of Italo Calvino's description of Hemingway's work as "violent tourism". That is what this is. That being said, probably the best of Gifford's fiction that I've read. He actually manages ... Read full review