Publish date: September 1st 1986
Publisher: Ticknor & Fields
Pages no: 230
Edition language: English
Tracy Bateman, a former film editor, goes to Italy to cut a film for a friend. Throw in his ex-ish-wife Lauren and a mysterious briefcase and the ensuing chaos, and you have Straight Cut.First of all, there were things I liked about this book. The writing was good and I liked some of the ideas, li...
While this book never dazzled, or developed much reach beyond the straight-line semi-pulp of its alcohol-soaked narrator's voice, I was drawn in and along by Bell's clear, engaging writing. A film editor is called out of retirement by an old sort-of, shady friend, sent on a mission to cut away and ...
The only disappointment that Hard Case Crime has handed me yet.
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