The Criminal by Jim Thompson

The Criminal

byJim Thompson

Paperback | August 5, 2014

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Everyone in Kenton Hills knows that short-tempered, tongue-tied Bob Talbert wasn't the one responsible for the brutal crime that ended Josie Eddleman's life. Nevermind that he was the last one to see her alive.

But in a town filled with the likes of an amoral tabloid reporter known only as The Captain, a district attorney who'll do anything for a confession, and Bob's parents, who care as little for Bob as they do for each other, guilt and innocence are little more than a matter of perspective.

In a masterfully woven tapestry of multiple points of view, THE CRIMINAL explores the nature of guilt and responsibility in a psychological thriller of an entire town under the spell of an act of brutal violence. Jim Thompson unlike you're ever read him before.

About The Author

Jim Thompson was born in Anadarko, Oklahoma. He began writing fiction at a very young age, selling his first story toTrue Detectivewhen he was only fourteen. Thompson eventually wrote twenty-nine novels, all but three of which were published as paperback originals. Thompson also co-wrote two screenplays (for the Stanley Kubrick filmsTh...
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Title:The CriminalFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:August 5, 2014Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0316403962

ISBN - 13:9780316403962

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