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Review: Build My Gallows High

User Review  - Sean Cameron - Goodreads

I couldn't get into it. Read full review

Review: Build My Gallows High

User Review  - Ray Downton - Goodreads

Very fatalistic and pessimistic at times,which I enjoyed, but often convoluted and confusing, and I preferred the film version Out Of The Past. However, a great dark end part of the book,and a definite reread. Read full review

Review: Build My Gallows High

User Review  - Nancy Oakes - Goodreads

I think the only thing keeping it from being a perfect read for me are the long, often tedious and repetitive scenes among the gangsters in this book, but otherwise, it's nearly perfect. I haven't ... Read full review

Review: Build My Gallows High

User Review  - Prosenjit Paul - Goodreads

What a book!! Had watched the classic film which was based on this book long back, and the book is equally good! Must read for anyone who is a fan of old school hard boiled crime thrillers. Read this cover to cover on a local train ride. :-D Read full review

Review: Build My Gallows High

User Review  - Tom - Goodreads

Great crime noir classic. Published in 1946, it still holds up brilliantly. Geoffrey Homes is the pen name for screenwriter Daniel Mainwaring, who authored Out of the Past (see book cover for still of ... Read full review

Review: Build My Gallows High

User Review  - Jesse - Goodreads

A total bummer of a pulp mystery, and I can only attribute the high star ratings on this site as the residual memories of the elegance and literary wit of the classic film noir that was adapted from ... Read full review

Review: Build My Gallows High

User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

This is the book upon which one of my favorite noir movies is based. Although it differs in many ways from the movie, including the way the story ends, the book ia a classic in itself. The author ... Read full review

Review: Build My Gallows High

User Review  - Mitch Duckworth - Goodreads

For the record; 4-Stars: Mitch wrote a 5,000 word essay on the novel BUILD MY GALLOWS HIGH and the film made from it, OUT OF THE PAST. If you have any interest in reading it, please contact him directly. Read full review

Review: Build My Gallows High

User Review  - Marcus - Goodreads

Great film. Great book. Read full review

Review: Build My Gallows High

User Review  - Jim - Goodreads

There is huge disagreement among film buffs, scholars, the general public, and marketers about what is and isn't film noir. (I'm of the more selective school that says that a film isn't noir just ... Read full review


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