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Already dead

Denis Johnson

Already dead

a California gothic

by Denis Johnson

  • 273 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins e-books in Pymble, NSW, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Drug traffic,
  • FICTION,
  • Action & Adventure,
  • Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Title from PDF title page (viewed Apr. 22, 2009).

    StatementDenis Johnson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3560.O3745 A56 2009eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    Pagination1 online resource.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25539391M
    ISBN 10006186918X
    ISBN 109780061869181
    OCLC/WorldCa319000778

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With about pages to go in ALREADY DEAD by Denis Johnson, I’m crying “Uncle!,” waving the proverbial white flag, and just plain old giving up.

Johnson is clearly a gifted writer, evident from the pyrotechnical first sentences of the book, but if those magical words don’t amount to a story I care about, I can’t keep going/5.

#1 Joe Pitt series - Vampire/UF (Library Book) This is a reread, as I wanted to refresh my memory before continuing with this series. Already Dead is a gritty, violent, hard-boiled "noir" mystery, featuring Joe Pitt, PI and vampire.

Joe is going it alone by refusing to join any of the various Manhattan vampire coalitions, clans or cult-like groups/5. Jul 07,  · Already Dead: A California Gothic [Denis Johnson] on maybom247.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A contemporary noir, Already Dead is the tangled story of Nelson Fairchild Jr., disenfranchised scion to a northern California land fortune.

A relentless failure/5(36). Plot summary. Already Dead follows the adventures of a vampyre named Joe Pitt as he tries to figure out a mysterious zombie epidemic stemming around New York.

He has connections in Manhattan Underworld which make him a valuable item for clans. Joe is then asked to find the gothic daughter of a rich man, and is pressured to do the work. Meanwhile, a disease is spreading zombie like symptoms Author: Charlie Huston.

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The ones about /5(). Dec 01,  · Huston does, and his answer is the cause Already dead book Joe's lady trouble. But all of this is trivia for horror nuts like me.

Anyone could pick up Already Dead and still get one heck of a read because it's real charm lies in its prose and in its characters, especially its supporting characters.5/5(5). A kinky jeremiad about drug culture burnout (and fallout), powered by amusingly feverish images of California-as-Armageddon, from the poet and author whose recent fiction includes Jesus' Son () and Resuscitation of a Hanged Man ().

Johnson's latest is composed of a series of linked narratives set along the northern California coast inand centered in the psychic unraveling of. The BEST vampire book/series ever written.

Would you listen to Already Dead again. Why. I have listened to this book (and the other 4 in the series) 4 different times in the past several years.

If I don't have anything else interesting to listen to or am between audiobooks, Joe Pitt is my "go-to". Already Dead () Plot.

Showing all 3 items Jump to: Summaries (2) Synopsis (1) Summaries. When Thomas Archer's happy & successful life is all but ruined following a horrific attack he is presented with a perfect opportunity to exact physical revenge upon the man who caused all his grief.

However the immediate consequences of his actions and. "In The Already Dead, Eric Cazdyn establishes what he calls a nonmoralizing critique of capitalism, starting from the premise that crisis does not symptomize the failure of the system but rather its proper maybom247.com is committed to a systemic, radical critique that keeps open the possibilities of revolution.

This is a bracing and provocative book, both ideationally and stylistically."Author: Eric Cazdyn. Oct 21,  · Already Dead As usual, Stephen Booth’s characters manage to be intriguing and unreachable, while at the same time being down to earth and realistic.

They have a real-life view of the world and are solid three dimensional people with hope and dreams you can relate to/5(28). May 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Already Dead: A California Gothic book by Denis Johnson. A contemporary noir, Already Dead is the tangled story of Nelson Fairchild Jr., disenfranchised scion to a northern California land fortune.

A relentless failure, Free shipping over $/5(5). Dec 27,  · Already Dead But Still I've been a fan of Huston since stumbling on to his Henry Thompson trilogy. I loved it for the action and not necessarily the plot twists and literary intricacies.

Simply put, I considered Huston to be a fastfood novelist offering a quick fix for bored readers. But Already Dead is the best of both art forms/5(41).

Nov 22,  · I would pull the trigger but you’re already dead If I could bring you back to life, I would do it all again I looked in your eyes as it all came to an end.

A dead man walks into a police station. He tells a tale - bizarre as it is grotesque - of kidnap and organ harvesting. John Baden's story of being held prisoner for 12 years sounds far-fetched - but it's all about to get much, much stranger.

DI Ben Westphall has been given the case because of his background in MI6. Already Dead (A Joe Pitt Novel) by Charlie Huston and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at maybom247.com Review of Already Dead by Charlie Huston.

The writing style is reminiscent of Raymond Chandler, only our flawed vampire hero likes to drown his troubles with blood rather than booze, the classic prop of choice for most hardboiled detectives. Unfortunately this is a problem for Joe because someone has stolen his blood stash. Apr 10,  · In Already Dead, this was achieved mainly with dialogue.

Unfortunately, because the story is so short ( pages), there isn’t much room to develop neither the characters nor the dialogue. So, at times, the dialogue comes off forced, though “more so in the second book,” Ben added (he pursued the five-part series through book two).Author: Christopher Hilliard.

Already Dead Summary and Analysis Buy From Amazon. FreeBookNotes found 2 sites with book summaries or analysis of Already Dead. If there is a Already Dead SparkNotes, Shmoop guide, or Cliff Notes, you can find a link to each study guide below.

Already Dead Photos View All Photos (4) Movie Info. A happy and successful family man is lured down the destructive path of revenge after his son is killed and his wife brutalized in a vicious 5/5(1). Already Dead: A Joe Pitt Novel dead.” Overall, Already Dead is a gory but fun romp that is an exciting mix of Quentin Tarantino and J.R.R.

Tolkien. At a hair under two hundred and seventy pages, Already Dead is a quick, hard-boiled hit in the same vein of Huston’s previous books. Originally published on Curled Up With A Good Book at www.Jul 23,  · Such is the material that makes ALREADY DEAD a frightening film - a revenge story by Robert Lynn Archer transformed for the screen by Joe Chappelle and directed imaginatively by Joe Otting.

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