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Nightrunners : Thriller - Joe R. Lansdale
Nightrunners : Thriller
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ISBN: 9783499222245 (3499222248)
Edition language: Deutsch
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Cody's Bookshelf
Cody's Bookshelf rated it
Originally published in 1987, this is one of Joe R. Lansdale’s earlier works and it shows. Filled with cheesy dialogue and cardboard cutout characters and scares that fall flat, this is a dated and torturous read that is perhaps best left in the past. This is a chase novel. Taking place over the s...
Kealan Patrick Burke
Kealan Patrick Burke rated it
3.0 The Nightrunners
Far from my favorite Lansdale. An early novel that suffers from typical early novel problems and shows none of the lyricism with language or literal restraint that classifies the author's best work. An ugly story about ugly people told in a fairly unpleasant manner. Lansdale only got better from her...
Marvin's Bookish Blog
Marvin's Bookish Blog rated it
This is an earlier Lansdale novel. It has a bit of a reputation since it sets the stage for many of Lansdale's later themes and it was probably ahead of its time in its depiction of sex, violence and gore. The Nightrunners is often cited as a pioneer of the splatter-punk sub-genre.All this may be tr...
Casual Debris
Casual Debris rated it
2.0 The Nightrunners
I understand the appeal of this early Lansdale novel, as it does have a few things to commend it: a strong though at times inconsistent pace, good dialog & a sincere interest in character. There is a kind of desperation in these pages, the overwhelming sense of mortals caught in a Lovecraftian world...
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