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Hit Man (Keller #1) - Lawrence Block
Hit Man (Keller #1)
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Keller is your basic urban Lonely Guy.He makes a decent wage, lives in a nice apartment.Works the crossword puzzle. Watches a little TV. Until the phone rings and he packs a suitcase, gets on a plane, flies halfway across the country...and kills somebody. It's a living. But is it a life? Keller's... show more
Keller is your basic urban Lonely Guy.He makes a decent wage, lives in a nice apartment.Works the crossword puzzle. Watches a little TV. Until the phone rings and he packs a suitcase, gets on a plane, flies halfway across the country...and kills somebody. It's a living. But is it a life? Keller's not sure. He goes to a shrink, but it doesn't work out the way he planned. He gets a dog, he gets a girlfriend. He gets along.
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ISBN: 9780380725410 (038072541X)
Publisher: HarperTorch
Edition language: English
Series: Keller (#1)
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Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog rated it
0.0 Hit Man, Lawrence Block
Keller is a stone cold killer (as discussed at length when he goes to therapy). So why is he a sympathetic character? I think it must be his amusingly hapless attempts to try to connect with the rest of humanity by fantasising about small-town life, getting a dog, even taking up stamp collecting! Wh...
"Check Six"
"Check Six" rated it
3.0
I didn't think I would finish this one at first, but Keller grows on you. The [b:Hit Man|380563|Hit Man (Keller, #1)|Lawrence Block|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1348425989s/380563.jpg|1062586] is a collection of vignettes involving Keller's targets and how he plans to accomplish each m...
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book reviews forevermore rated it
3.0
I'm completely embarrassed to say that I've read this one before, somehow, in some form. One would think I'd remember a book called Hit Man. Alas, I'm getting old. So what did I do when I discovered my little error? Keep on reading, of course, because I could only vaguely remember details and it is...
EricCWelch
EricCWelch rated it
This is a collection of stories featuring Block’s stamp-loving hitman, Keller. If you are looking for a thrill-a-minute with car chases and leaving off tall buildings, keep on going. On the other hand, if you want a well-crafted collection of stories that slowly but painstakingly reveal a man’s char...
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Dantastic Book Reviews rated it
4.0
Hitman is a collection of short stories about a professional killer named Keller. What sets this book apart from others of its kind is that it's more about what Keller does when he's not actively killing people, what makes him tick. He has fantasies about living in whatever town he's visiting for a...
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