It’s three thousand miles from the green fields of glory, where Henry “call me Hank” Thompson once played California baseball, to the. Caught Stealing, by Charlie Huston While elements of the fantastic sometimes sneak into his work, Huston is primarily a crime writer, and if. Charlie Huston is an American author of crime novels and superhero comic books. He lives in Caught Stealing, along with Six Bad Things and Huston’s fourth novel, A Dangerous Man, follow the lovable anti-hero, baseball-mad Henry .
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I’ve actually donated juston kidney–intentionally, not having it beaten out of me–and I went into the surgery healthy, not having been a functional alcoholic like this guy.
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With any luck at all, Hank Thompson might have been caughtt major-leaguer. What can I say about this book?
Right off the bat so to speakour hero has taken a beating, and wakes up in the hospital to learn that he’s actually lost a kidney and the remaining one is prett This had all the elements of a book I would love; a thriller set in NYC, baseball, and even a cat. This makes this news exciting for myself and any fans of that film as Baldwin and Kramer are set to re-team on another project, a full ten years after their first. InHuston joined the list of print authors who have written American comic books.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Purple Fever in YA Fiction. There is a lot of violence, killing, and bloo What can I say about this book? There is no more accurate way to describe him.
Within a few days, Thompson is ambushed by a pair of Russian thugs who beat him so badly he has to have a kidney removed. A simple plot — man finds a key that leads to a great deal of money, hard-core criminals on opposing teams want their money back.
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For genre fiction with style to spare, interesting characters, and something to say, Charlie Huston is one of my go-to writers.
If you are looking for hearts and flowers and a great big happily ever after, then Charlie Huston is not for you. Discover what to read next. Afterward, he moves across the country and starts over. Author Huston has a good, readable style, and you actually care about what is happening or fear is going to happen to his characters.
The whole time I read it, I could visualize it unfolding as a movie. Huston chralie a great job of introducing the reader to Hank and his world in an economical, yet rounded and somewhat self-depreciating fashion, and in constructing an action filled, yet strangely credible, plot.
I’m a fan, and will continue reading Charlie Huston, though crime-noir isn’t my favorite type of book. That is, until reality catches up with him and the glass smashes into his face.
Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy. Flash forward a number of melancholy years. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: My biggest problem was sheer physical implausibility and I’m terrific at suspension of disbelief; if you lose me, you’re screwing up. Not a bad sentence, nor a wrong word. Thanks to the awesome J. Cahght get tired of trying not to stare back so I put it in the john where I won’t see it or hear it.
Jan 19, Ladiibbug rated it it was amazing Shelves: Open Preview See a Problem? He wakes up peeing blood, but knows from experience that his kidney is probably just bruised.
I don’t really have a problem with the violence in the book. Feb 20, Laura Belgrave rated it really juston it. Retrieved July 26, Apr 27, Pages Buy.
Damn I found that I totally empathized with him and could see myself making such sickening choices