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Charles Willeford (1919–1988)

Autor(a) de Miami Blues

60+ Works 3,608 Membros 114 Críticas 26 Favorited

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Obras por Charles Willeford

Miami Blues (1984) 558 exemplares
Sideswipe (1987) 324 exemplares
New Hope for the Dead (1985) 307 exemplares
The Way We Die Now (1988) 305 exemplares
Pick-Up (1955) 288 exemplares
The Burnt Orange Heresy (1971) 283 exemplares
Cockfighter (1962) 241 exemplares
The Shark-Infested Custard (1993) 195 exemplares
The Woman Chaser (1960) 159 exemplares
Wild Wives (1995) 112 exemplares
The Black Mass of Brother Springer (1958) 100 exemplares
High Priest of California (1953) 88 exemplares
The Machine in Ward Eleven (1963) 87 exemplares
I Was Looking for a Street (1988) 73 exemplares
Kiss Your Ass Good-Bye (1987) 58 exemplares
Understudy for Death (1961) 57 exemplares
Something About a Soldier (1986) 55 exemplares
The Difference (1999) 30 exemplares
Whip Hand (1961) 24 exemplares
Made in Miami (1958) 17 exemplares
Deliver Me from Dallas (2001) 15 exemplares
Writing & Other Blood Sports (2000) 14 exemplares
Grimhaven 8 exemplares
Playboys in Miami. (1997) 8 exemplares
Off the Wall (1980) 7 exemplares
The Collected Memoirs of Charles Willeford : I Was Looking for a Street/Something About a Soldier (2000) — Autor; algumas edições; Autor, algumas edições7 exemplares
Strange (2011) 6 exemplares
Poontang and Other Poems (1967) 5 exemplares
Everybody's Metamorphosis (1988) 3 exemplares
Proletarian Laughter (1948) 3 exemplares
Sentences (2013) 2 exemplares
La Différence (2006) 2 exemplares
La Machine du Pavillon 11 (2009) 2 exemplares
Black Lizard 1 exemplar
The Hombre from Sonora (1971) 1 exemplar
Una obra maestra (2020) 1 exemplar
La différence (2013) 1 exemplar
Sugar Water 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Crime Novels: American Noir of the 1950s (1997) — Contribuidor — 544 exemplares
The Mammoth Book of Pulp Fiction (1996) — Contribuidor — 235 exemplares
The Playboy Book of Horror and the Supernatural (1967) — Contribuidor — 70 exemplares
The Mammoth Book of Pulp Action (2001) — Contribuidor — 70 exemplares
Miami Noir: The Classics (2020) — Contribuidor — 24 exemplares

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This is a story about unlikable people doing really dumb things. Extraordinarily dumb things. I mean, I know it's set in Florida and all, but even for Floridians, these are remarkedly dumb things.
No way am I reading another book in this series.
½
 
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Stahl-Ricco | 17 outras críticas | Apr 7, 2024 |
The rape of the wife on page 35 really turned my stomach. And the other ’sex’ scenes are viciously violent as well. The man, the main character of this book, is just a terrible person. Definitely a Florida Man.

Oh, the plot. Reporter investigating a murder/suicide. He interviews the deceased’s husband on page 204 - of a 223 page book! Nothing happens. This 'lost novel' should have definitely staid lost.
 
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Stahl-Ricco | 4 outras críticas | Jan 7, 2024 |
Not one of Willeford's finest moments. This rambling book starts with a reporter exploring the case of a woman who commits suicide after killing her two children. But the reporter then meanders through a variety of scenes with a variety of people, and there is no real plot to speak of. If you're a Willeford fan, it takes quite a while before this book even sounds like him, but after he apparently gives up on the original story entirely, there are a few passages of opinions and observations that are pure Willeford after all. This certainly doesn't stoop to the depths of some of the crap Hard Case Crime has published, but it is a real disservice to the author if someone new to him avoids his other books after starting with this one.… (mais)
 
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datrappert | 4 outras críticas | Feb 23, 2023 |
Fun to read, but not a serious crime/mystery novel .....

I almost think Willeford is poking fun at the genre in his books - still, you gotta' love Hoke!
 
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rjdycus | 9 outras críticas | Dec 19, 2022 |

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Obras
60
Also by
6
Membros
3,608
Popularidade
#7,016
Avaliação
3.8
Críticas
114
ISBN
256
Línguas
12
Marcado como favorito
26

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