The Killer Is Dying by James Sallis
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The Killer Is Dying Summary
A hired killer on his final job, a burned-out detective whose wife is dying slowly and in agony, a young boy abandoned by his parents and living alone by his wits. Three people, solitary and sundered from society.
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"Starred Review. Hallucinatory, almost visionary novel of suspense... Sallis does a superb job exploring the workings of his characters' thoughts and motives." - Publishers Weekly
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James Sallis Author Biography
James Sallis is the acclaimed author of more than two dozen volumes of fiction, poetry, translation, essays, and criticism, including the Lew Griffin series, Drive (made into the movie of the same name), Cypress Grove, Cripple Creek, and Salt River. His biography of the great crime writer Chester Himes is an acknowledged classic. Sallis lives in Phoenix, Arizona, with his wife, Karyn, and an enormous white cat.
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