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Miami Blues - Charles Willeford, Elmore Leonard
Miami Blues
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4.09 55
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781400032464 (1400032466)
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 191
Edition language: English
Series: Hoke Moseley (#1)
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bookaneer rated it
3.0 Miami Blues
Book Reaction (not a full review)I picked up Miami Blues because the author, Charles Willeford, is supposedly one of the core members of the hardboiled/noir canon. I'm not sure what I was expecting; Philip Marlowe in Miami, perhaps.In actuality, Miami Blues focuses mostly on the perspective of the a...
MartynVHalm rated it
5.0 Miami Blues
I loved this book. The quirky characters, the weird situations, the interaction. Junior Frenger, a freeloading sociopath recently released from prison, arrives in Miami, where he uses his skills at deception and violence to twist situations into his advantage.Weary police detective Hoke Moseley inve...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
The massive coincidence at the beginning almost ruined the book for me. I demand not to be put out of the story... Fortunately what comes next more than makes up for the faltering beginning.Miami Blues is a wonderful novel: off-the-wall, fun, off-target with a clean, sublime prose style. Detective H...
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