A Good Man is Hard to Find and Other Stories
Publish date: October 15th 1992
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Pages no: 252
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Literary Fiction
, Short Stories
, Southern Gothic
A Good Man is Hard to Find: A family strikes out on a road trip to Florida, knowing that an escaped convict is on the loose...What a kick ass tale to open the collection. Flannery O'Connor had to be an influence of sorts on Jim Thompson, as this reads a lot like a condensed version of one of his sto...
Kindred's Reading Challenge: #2 A short story collection
Short story collections are always a little tricky. I've read some good collections with many great stories that took my breath away, but not without having to muddle through other stories that barely kept my attention. I thought turning to one of the masters of the short form might help (and perhap...
Mind blowing. Full review to follow.
I only read A Good Man Is Hard To Find for my lit class, but i wasn't expecting much but what i got was a sad tale about a family vacation gone wrong and when i finished it all i could say was "God that was depressing"