Monday, November 07, 2011

Review: The Grifters

The Grifters
The Grifters by Jim Thompson

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

I'm still not sure where I fall with this "noir" genre, but oddly enough, I keep thinking about this book. The twists are no longer new, but I imagine they were when the book was written. Only Roy is well-developed as a character, but the genre makes it easy to figure out the other characters.

I've never seen the movie, but the actors in it are not how I pictured at all. So I'm glad I didn't watch it first.

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