Geoffrey HOMES Build my gallows high

ISBN 13: 9780671652821

Build my gallows high

 
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The Film Ink series presents the novels that inspired the work of some of the most celebrated directors of our time. While each novel is first and foremost a classic in its own right, these books offer the dedicated cinephile a richer understanding of the most illustrious films of American and European cinema. Retired private eye Red Bailey is happier than he's been for a long time. Living in Nevada, bothered by nobody, he runs a little gas station, gets in a lot of fishing, and might even be falling for a local girl. Then, out of the blue, his past comes back to haunt him. Blackmailed into doing just one more job, he's forced to revisit the life he fled—in particular, the seductive Mumsie McGonigle. It's not long before Bailey realizes that a trap has been set for him. The novel, scripted by the author, went on in the hands of Jacques Tourneur to become the cinema's most celebrated work of "film noir," starring Robert Mitchum, Kirk Douglas, and Jane Greer.

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Retired private eye Red Bailey is happier than he's been for a long time. Living in Nevada, bothered by nobody, he runs a little gas station, gets in a lot of fishing, and might even be falling for a local girl. Then, out of the blue, his past comes back to haunt him. Blackmailed into doing just one more job, he's forced to revisit the life he fled-- in particular, the seductive Mumsie McGonigle. It's not long before Bailey realizes that a trap has been set--for him. The novel, scripted by the author, went on in the hands of Jacques Tourneur to become the cinema's most celebrated work of "film noir," starring Robert Mitchum, Kirk Douglas, and Jane Greer.

Review:

"The quintessence of doom-laden romantic noir, intermingling obsessive love, crime, and betrayal." -- THE GUARDIAN

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Geoffrey HOMES
Editorial: Simon & Schuster (1988)
ISBN 10: 0671652826 ISBN 13: 9780671652821
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Descripción Simon & Schuster, 1988. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0671652826

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