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City primeval

Elmore Leonard

City primeval

high noon in Detroit.

by Elmore Leonard

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationxi,274p.
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22594891M
ISBN 100140102132
OCLC/WorldCa19777990

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"As gritty and hard-driving a thriller as you'll action never stops, the language sings and stings." --Washington PostThe City Primeval in Elmore Leonard's relentlessly gripping classic noir is Detroit, the author's much-maligned hometown and the setting for many of the Grand Master's acclaimed crime novels. The "Alexander the Great of crime fiction" (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 5/5(1). The dialouge is perfect and the story moves right along. Loved this book. Others that you should read are Split Images, 52 pick up and Swag. All have great characters and stories-but City Primeval is the best ever. Anyone aspiring to be a writer should read this book and especially the opening 2 chapters/5(71).

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The dialouge is perfect and the story moves right along. Loved this book. Others that you should read are Split Images, 52 pick up and City primeval book.

All have great characters and stories-but City Primeval is the best ever. Anyone aspiring to be a writer should read this book and especially the opening 2 by: 2. Like the Detroit in which it takes place, City Primeval has a slick, modern surface and an undercurrent that's more, well, primeval: this is a novel about sophisticated legal defense maneuvers, patient police investigation, honor bound by blood, and Old West shootouts.

Professional dirtbag Clement Mansell, always one or two steps ahead of where people expect him to be (among other things, the /5. The dialouge is perfect and the story moves right along. Loved this book. Others that you should read are Split Images, 52 pick up and Swag. All have great characters and stories-but City Primeval is the best ever.

Anyone aspiring to be a writer should read this book and especially the opening 2 chapters/5(89). The City Primeval in Elmore Leonard’s relentlessly gripping classic noir is Detroit, which was a New York Times Notable Book.

Many of his books have been made into movies, including Get Shorty and Out of Sight. The short story "Fire in the Hole," and three books, including Raylan, /5(10). 11 rows  Novels for 14+ Four original novels, not novelisations of broadcast episodes, have City primeval book.

Thor Garcia's review of City Primeval 5/5: This is a unique, strange, terrible and vital book, a compendium that nearly overwhelms with its amazing richness. A mad mix of memoir, dreams, documentary and photography, CITY PRIMEVAL offers a ramshackle but often vivid glimpse into the “underground/punk” scenes of New York, Berlin and P Followers: City Primeval book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. CITY PRIMEVAL: NEW YORK, BERLIN PRAGUE is an anthology of undergrounds writi 5/5(1). City Primeval is widely regarded as the first book of Leonard’s strongest period.

As the allusion to the classic Western film High Noon in the subtitle suggests, the novel marks a conscious. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of City Primeval: High Noon in Detroit Clement Mansell, called the "Oklahoma Wildman" by his detractors, is a crazed criminal with an crafty lawyer.

Recently released from prison after his multiple-murder conviction was overturned on a technicality, he goes right out and shoots Judge Alvin B. Guy and his date. City Primeval' was inspired by both 'High Noon' and Leonard's early Western fixation and Leonard's own work with The Detroit News and writing a piece called "Impressions of a murder" that he wrote for The Detroit News Sunday Magazine.

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Clement Mansell knows how easy it is to get away with murder. The seriously crazed killer is already back on the Detroit streets -- thanks to some nifty courtroom Free shipping over $Cited by: 2. City Primeval: High Noon in least, that was its full title for the Arbor House edition; for the W.

Allen edition, which is the edition seen above, the title was truncated to simply City Primeval, with "a novel" added to the front of the dust jacket for good measure and, presumably, the avoidance of any photo on that jacket is by Howard Bartrop, who took the Written: The City Primeval by Elmore Leonard is a take on a wild west showdown but this one is set in modern times in the city of Detroit.

Clement Mansell is a killer, he knows how easy it can be to get away with murder and so he keeps a high profile, tough-as-nails female lawyer on retainer/5(8).

City Primeval is a blend of police story, caper novel and tale of the common man. But underneath it all, transcending it all, Primeval is an Elmore Leonard western —a Detroit western. When Leonard traded in his Western settings for stories about big-city crime, some of his characters were trapped in the Old West.

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The Well of Ascensio n by Brandon Sanderson Mistborn Published August by Tor Fantasy They did the impossible, deposing t. See more. This book was my first experience from Leonard in roughly mid-career in the s. The western influence is strong in "City Primeval".

The book differs from the later works of Leonard I have read in its sharply gritty, menacing focus and its portrayal of a tense struggle between the law and an outlaw.5/5(1).

As gritty and hard-driving a thriller as you ll action never stops, the language sings and stings. Washington Post The City Primeval in Elmore Leonard s relentlessly gripping classic noir is Detroit, the author s much-maligned hometown and the setting for many of the Grand Master s acclaimed crime novels.

The Alexander the Great of crime.City Primeval traces a cultural migration, from the defining historical moments of New York Post-Punk and No Wave, to the fall of the Berlin Wall and Reunification, to the Velvet Revolution and the Prague Renaissance.

Assembled in this volume are personal documentaries of place and time by key writers, poets, musicians, filmmakers, photographers, artists and performers of the New York, Berlin.City Primeval audiobook, by Elmore Leonard “As gritty and hard-driving a thriller as you’ll action never stops, the language sings and stings.” —Washington PostThe City Primeval in Elmore Leonard’s relentlessly gripping classic noir is Detroit, the author’s much-maligned hometown and the setting for many of the Grand Master’s.