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Down and Out on Murder Mile - Tony O'neill
Down and Out on Murder Mile
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After exhausting their resources in the slums of Los Angeles, a junkie and his wife settle in London's "murder mile," the city's most violent and criminally corrupt section. Persevering past failed treatments, persistent temptation, urban ennui, and his wife's ruinous death wish, the nameless... show more
After exhausting their resources in the slums of Los Angeles, a junkie and his wife settle in London's "murder mile," the city's most violent and criminally corrupt section. Persevering past failed treatments, persistent temptation, urban ennui, and his wife's ruinous death wish, the nameless narrator fights to reclaim his life.In prose that could peel paint from a car, Tony O'Neill re-creates the painfully comic, often tragic days of a recovering heroin addict.
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Format: Textbook
ISBN: 9780061582868 (0061582867)
ASIN: 9780061582868
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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Tony O'Neill has painted a relentlessly grim picture of addiction in his clearly auto-biographical novel Down and Out on Murder Mile. Yet he does it with such a acid drenched wit that keeps the reader laughing amongst the car wreck. The writer's characters are neither likable or unlikeable. They are...
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