A Hell of a Woman



A Hell of a Woman Qui N Tiene La Potestad De Perdonar Una Vida O De Dar Muerte En El Caso De Dillon, Un Vendedor A Domicilio De Escasa Moral, Todas Las Dudas Se Disipan Cuando Conoce A La Joven Y Fr Gil Mona, Que Durante A Os Ha Sido V Ctima De Las Maldades De Su T A, Una Rica Anciana Que Ha Llegado A Convertirla Pr Cticamente En Una Prostituta No Merece La Muerte Un Ser Tan Despreciable, Lascivo, Corrupto Y Podrido Sin Duda Alguna, Aunque Dillon No Haya Llegado A Valorar Que Cualquier Acto Acarrea Consecuencias, Y Que La Conciencia Propia Quiz Tenga Brechas Ocultas Que Solo Se Descubren Al Ponerla A Prueba.


About the Author: Jim Thompson

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10 thoughts on “A Hell of a Woman

  1. says:

    Down on his luck salesman Frank Dillon meets a girl named Mona who s being abused and practically put on the street corner by her elderly aunt When Dillon finds out the aunt has over a hundred thousand dollars hidden in the house, he plans to kill her and run off with Mona Unfortunately, this book was written by Jim ThompsonNobody writes noir tales about the wheels coming off an already shaky plan like old Mr Cheerful himself, Jim Thompson A Hell of a Woman is a tale very nearly from the Down on his luck salesman Frank Dillon meets a girl named Mona who s being abused and practically put on the street corner by her elderly aunt When Dillon finds out the aunt has over a hundred thousand ...

  2. says:

    It s nice to know that when everyday life starts to seem kind of depressing that you can escape into a good book Unless that book is by Jim Thompson Then you re screwed.Frank Dolly Dillon will tell you that he s a hard working joe saddled with a lazy wife, and he just can t catch a break at his job as salesman collection agent for a company that sells cheap goods on credit to poor people While making his rounds Dolly meets Mona, a young woman who is being pimped out her by nasty old aunt, a It s nice to know that when everyday life starts to seem kind of depressing that you can escape into a good book Unless that book is by Jim Thompson Then you re screwed.Frank Dolly Dillon will tell you that he s a hard working joe saddled with a lazy wife, and he just can t catch a break at his job as salesman collection agent for a company that sells cheap goods on credit...

  3. says:

    L enfer, c est les autres Jean Paul Sartre, No ExitThere is only so much Jim Thompson one should read in a summer Even an Arizona summer starts to seem dark under the weight of too much Thompson Finishing this book makes me want to punch someone Hard Look, this isn t his best pitch I get it He s done better stuff Things that will hang with you longer Stories that were a bitdynami...

  4. says:

    This is the first Jim Thompson book I ve read don t know why it took so long , but it was definitely an experience The story starts out with a fairly simple and familiar noir plot, focusing on a door to door salesman who gets smitten for a meek, but strangely attractive young woman, and hatches a plot to steal some dough from her aunt, who s a down right deplorable old witch that pimps out her niece to everyone around town But eventually, it evolves into this totally bizarre and unpredictable This is the first Jim Thompson book I ve read don t know why it took so long , but it was definitely an experience The story starts out with a fairly simple and familiar noir plot, focusing on a door to door salesman who gets smitten for a meek, but strangely attractive young woman, and hatches a plot to steal some dough from her aunt, who s a down right deplorable old witch that pimps out her niece to everyone around town But eventually, it evolves into this ...

  5. says:

    these 3 star ratings reflect a lack of consistency as thompson was a pulpdrunk piece of shit meet a deadline writer who could reach great heights but then d mar the work with some sloppyass booshit just as simenon, in response to a question asking if he had a great book in him, said that all his slim, singularly focused books were mere tiles in a great mosaic, i kinda think thompson s oeuvre adds up to something greater than the sum of its parts they usually follow a pretty traditional route these 3 star ratings reflect a lack of consistency as thompson was a pulpdrunk piece of shit meet a deadline writer who could reach great heights but then d mar the work with ...

  6. says:

    Dammit, I knew it I just reviewed the whole Jim Thompson omnibus when deep down I knew that one review of A Hell of a Woman would say just about all I need to say about Jim Thompson It s great An underrated classic From the first page you know this is Thompson at his best the girl glimpsed through a window in a lightning storm, the hard luck shyster salesman cum debt collector out in the rain lusting after her, and the slang talking first person POV he would make famous in The Killer Inside Dammit, I knew it I just reviewed the whole Jim Thompson omnibus when deep down I knew that one review of A Hell of a Woman would say just about all I need to say about Jim Thompson It s great An underrated classic From the first page you know this is Thompson at his best the girl glimpsed through a window in a lightning storm, the hard luck shyster salesman cum debt collector out in the rain lusting after her, and the slang talking first person POV he would make famous in The Killer Inside Me, only here put ...

  7. says:

    This is vintage Jim Thompson a story filled with irredeemable characters and lots of sex, violence and alcohol Frank Dillon is an outside salesman collector for a company that preys on low income people He drinks too hard and plays fast and loose with his company accounts A parade of unsatisfactory women have passed through his life, all of them memorable only for the faults they displayed And then Frank meets the beautiful Mona, a sexy young woman desperately in need of being rescued from This is vintage Jim Thompson a story filled with irredeemable characters and lots of sex, violence and alcohol Frank Dillon is an outside salesman collector for a company that preys on low income people He drinks too hard and plays fast and loose with his company accounts A parade of unsatisfactory women have passed through his life, all of them memorable only for the faults they displayed And then Frank meets the beautiful Mona, a sexy young woman desperately in need of being rescued from the a...

  8. says:

    I remember buying this when Black Lizard first came out and the cover was laminated with an amazing cover by Nancy McGregor showing an insane Marilyn Monroe leering right at you in a darkened office That cover pulled 3.95 out of my pocket in record time Since it was my last 3.95 I had to go downtown an...

  9. says:

    Good plot, good suspense Displays Thompson s mastery of twisted perspective shifts Kind of just sinks into a hellhole at the end, like a fair amount of his fiction does.

  10. says:

    Comment from 2008 In recent months, I seem to have stumbled into the project of reading in publication order the collected works the noirboiled greats Thus, since beginning to read noir in an orderly way, I ve read the first two novels of Charles Williams, the first three of Raymond Chandler, the first six or seven by Cornell Woolrich, etc At some point, I ll start with the first Jim Thompson book, and begin working my way through his canon in an orderly fashion, too, and when I reach and re Comment from 2008 In recent months, I seem to have stumbled into the project of reading in publication order the collected works the noirboiled greats Thus, since beginning to read noir in an orderly way, I ve read the first two novels of Charles Williams, the first three of Raymond Chandler, the first six or seven by Cornell Woolrich, etc At some point, I ll start with the first Jim Thompson book, and begin working my way through his canon in an orderly fashion, too, and when I reach and re read my Thompson favorites, I will post comments about them For now, I will just stick them in my Noir Hall of Fame Comment upon second reading Reading this novel for a second time was an interesting experience When I first read A Hell of a Womanthan 20 years ago, it floored me I was completely unprepared for genre fiction from this era that was so unapologetically risky and experimental I have reflexively pu...

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