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A swell-looking babe

Thompson, Jim

A swell-looking babe

by Thompson, Jim

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Published by Creative Arts in Berkeley .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Jim Thompson ; introduction by Barry Gifford ; afterword by Geoffrey O"Brien.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3539.H6733 S9 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 143 p. ;
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2555824M
ISBN 100916870960
LC Control Number85062248
OCLC/WorldCa14235681

  'A Swell-Looking Babe' is typical of so many Jim Thompson books. Its lead character is, to some extent, psychotic and finds himself involved with a big crime. There is a woman involved who complicates matter.4/5(25). A Swell-Looking Babe Quotes Showing of 1 “He was dignity distorted, bravery become knavery, sanctimoniousness masking sin. He was a mirror, jeering at the subject it reflected.

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  Swell-Looking Babe, Jim Thompson, Brian Troxell, Mystery, Thriller & Horror>Suspense, >Mystery, Thriller & Horror, Hachette Book Group USA, 5. Play Sample. Give as a Gift. Send this book as a Gift! Book Rating. Narrator Rating. A Swell-Looking Babe. Unabridged Audiobook. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "A savage novel of crime and lust in a big city hotel. Theft, seduction and murder were enough to drive any boy wild!"--Cover.


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