A Hell of a Woman
'A blisteringly imaginative crime novelist . . . violent, amoral, terse and fast-moving . . . a classic American novelist' Kirkus Reviews
A HELL OF A WOMAN is Jim Thompson's version of an American CRIME AND PUNISHMENT.
In a novel completely devoid of sentiment, 'Dolly' Dillon, a door-to-door salesman, goes about the appalling business of murder without conscience, without remorse and without any hope of redemption, because of a woman . . .
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ericj.dixon - LibraryThing
Jim Thompson is a good writer. He writes hard-boiled style fiction that tends to feature dark and reprehensible characters. A Hell of a Woman was a decent read with a great ending. Thompson's ability ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AHS-Wolfy - LibraryThing
Frank "Dolly" Dillon has been working as a door-to-door salesman all his life. Trying to find the one that will make him rich but it's always someone else's fault when each successive attempt fails ... Read full review