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 - mrgan - LibraryThing
This is my second Thompson book, and when I thought 'The Grifters' was an odd piece of business, I clearly had no idea what Thompson was capable of. This pulp study of a deranged mind often reads like ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DaveWilde - LibraryThing
Top notch pulp masterpiece. Jim Thompson has a well-deserved reputation as one of the greatest of all the pulp writers. He wrote thirty novels in the late 1940's and the 1950's, many of which later ... Read full review