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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - datrappert - LibraryThing
This very short novel is also very nearly perfect. The protagonist, Franz, is simply existing from day to day, working for smugglers in a Central American country to make the money he needs for booze ... Read full review
Review: Port TropiqueUser Review - Jim - Goodreads
Look at Port Tropique as Latin Noir. Author Barry Gifford's hero is a bagman for whoever has to transfer large amounts of illicit funds. In the meantime, he makes friends with journalists and others ... Read full review