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06 July 2012
Author
James Sallis
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No Exit Press

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Seven years on from Drive, and its hero has swapped the mean streets of Los Angeles for a quiet life under the name of Paul West in Phoenix, Arizona. Or so he thinks, until some bad guys off his fiancée and the gloves come off — or rather, on — again. Sallis’ prose remains taut and the wheel-spinning hero as cool as an Arctic cucumber, but some meandering plotting keeps this from entering the noir canon.


Reviewed by Phil de Semlyen

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