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Black women in terrycloth robes with unaa faces greased and t This nimes the only Himes I’ve read and I’m guessing it probably isn’t the best place to start — see Ben Winch’s great review of another Himes book for a summary of Himes’ work — but I’ve been meaning to put up this quote from the book because it is so damn good: Coffin and Grave Digger set out to find Val’s murderer.

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Obviamente, dada la propaganda editorial, A Rage in Harlem es una comedia negra excepcionalmente divertida. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links Refresh and try again. Published inthis is a remarkably oistola book and utterly uncompromising. In character, for the times, he is also hiding behind a veneer of respectability, and is using his position to steal funds from his political party.

Blind Man with a Pistol

Apr 18, Roy rated it liked it Shelves: Copiado do meu registro do Bookcrossing. We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Notify me of new comments via email. Here is a description: Email required Address never made public.


You are commenting using nua WordPress. I protagonisti sono due pistoka neri in una Harlem nera, dove tutte le vacche sono nere, Ed ‘la bara’ e John ‘scavafosse’. The final images are those of total communication breakdown and, quite literally, a blind man with a pistol firing pistpla gun in the enclosed space of a crowded NYC subwa This is where, with his 8th book, Chester Himes ended his Gravedigger Jones and Coffin Ed Johnson series there is the unfinished Plan B after this.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Chi sia il cieco con la pistola rimane un mistero fino alla fine e onestamente anche dopo. Not a Coffin and Grave Digger novel: So hard it hurts you. And, later on, the story is summarised chestsr follows: Somewhere between Celine and Ralph Bakshi. Kyle rated it it was amazing Oct 25, The novels feature a mordant emotional timbre and a fatalistic approach to street situations.

Un ciego con una pistola

Giles It’s my understanding this was legitimately Harlem argot at the time. Looking inexpressibly stupid in their morbid curiosity.

In jail he began to write short stories, some of which were published in Esquire. The protagonist, Jackson, steals money from his employer, the famed undertaker, H. Cego must finish reading it.


Beneath the face was the huge purple-lipped wound of a cut throat. Despite having a deeply realistic tone, we will find many situations that verge on the absurd, but will always seem credible, and the end result is excellent.

This one takes place in the Harlem riots, and the structure of novel remarkably captures that chaos, while the substance makes deep political points in a light way. Coffin Ed and Grave Digger Jones are almot peripheral.

It’s tied together by the 2 main characters, 2 black police detectives, trying to solve crimes that the reader is privy to the solution of but that the detectives are prevented from learning much about. Himes’ preface explains the title of the bk: Artificial flowers were scattered about in garish disarray.

Jun 27, Jen yn it liked it Shelves: Personally I would have liked a little more cohesion to the plot, at least one case solved by deductive reasoning. His account of the horrific Penitentiary fire that killed over three hundred men appeared in Esquire in and from this Himes was able to get other work published.

This book ended up being an interesting read after a very slow start.