The Lime Twig
By (author) John Hawkes
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Lime Twig by John Hawkes
Book DescriptionBut it would be unfair to the reader to reveal what happens when a gang of professional crooks gets wind of the scheme and moves to muscle in on this bettors' dream of a long-odds situation. Worked out with all the meticulous detail, terror, and suspense of a nightmare, the tale is, on one level, comparable to a Graham Greene thriller; on another, it explores a group of people, their relationships fears, and loves. For as Leslie A. Fiedler says in his introduction, "John Hawkes. . makes terror rather than love the center of his work, knowing all the while, of course, that there can be no terror without the hope for love and love's defeat ..."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780811200653
(203mm x 132mm x 12mm)
Imprint: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date: 1-Feb-1961
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author John Hawkes
Travesty, Paperback (May 2016)
An exceptionally brilliant novel from "our most interesting writer" (Flannery O'Connor)
Passion Artist, Paperback (September 2010)
A classic of dark eroticism from one of the great American writers of the twentieth century.
Second Skin, Paperback (November 2005)
"John Hawkes is an extraordinary writer. I have always admired his books. They should be more widely read."-Saul Bellow
Death, Sleep and the Traveller, Paperback (December 1975)» View all books by John Hawkes
Death, Sleep & The Traveler is about a middle-aged Dutchman, his dissolving marriage, his involvement in two sexual triangles, his obsession with the murder he is accused of having committed on a pleasure cruise.
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Author Biography - John Hawkes
John Hawkes (1925-1998) was a postmodern novelist born in Stamford, Connecticut, and educated at Harvard University. He was noted for his unconventional style and views on the creation of literature and was admired by Flannery O'Connor, Robert Penn Warren, Saul Bellow, Anthony Burgess, Jeffrey Eugenides, and Donald Barthelme.
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