She clamped it there and started to turn on her side, facing me, until it became obvious to both of us that the thing wasn’t big enough to allow any leeway if she didn’t have it straight. It was missing the mark. And there was quite a bit of it to miss.
She clamped it there and started to turn on her side, facing me, until it became obvious to both of us that the thing wasn’t big enough to allow any leeway if she didn’t have it straight. Would you mind? she asked calmly.
Only 2 left in stock (more on the way). Charles Williams was the prolific author of numerous seminal novels, including Dead Calm, which became the Nicole Kidman movie; Hell Hath No Fury, which was filmed as "The Hot Spot," and The Long Saturday Night, which was the basis for Francois Truffaut’s last film, Confidentially Yours.
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Fifteen Impressions of Charles Williams," in The Big Book of Noir, e. A Touch of Death excerpt from the novel: chapter 1; part.
Fifteen Impressions of Charles Williams," in The Big Book of Noir, ed. Ed Gorman, Lee Server, and Martin H. Greenberg (New York: Carroll & Graf), 251–254. A Philosophical Thriller: Charles Williams' Dead Calm" intriguing, highly speculative essay on the writer and novel by John Fraser, 1990/2001 (note that Fraser cites the widely circulated but incorrect story that Williams drowned himself).
Author: Charles Williams. It Began As a Burglary – And Ended As a Nightmare. When Lee Scarborough came upon the brunette sunbathing topless in her back yard, getting involved in a heist was the last thing on his mind. It looked like an easy score.
0 5 Author: Charles Williams. The score would be an easy one - if it weren't for the women involved. Out of work and dead broke, Lee Scarborough is a long way from his days as a football hero when he meets the sunbathing Diana James - an innocent-looking creature with a plan to make a fortune.
Charles Williams's A Touch of Death is a tour de force. While none of the characters have a great deal of psychological depth, the two elements that I read noir fiction for-suspense and paranoia-are in full force here. Halfway through, once Williams has set up everything, the story moves forward like a ticking clock. This Charles Williams wrote in a smooth, flowing style that had wider appeal than just the pulp audience of many other authors Pulp Perfection If you choose to read just one pulp novel in your lifetime, this would be an excellent choice.
When Lee Scarborough came upon the brunette sunbathing topless in her back yard, getting involved in a heist was the last thing on his mind. But one thing stood between him and the money: the beautiful and deadly Madelon Butler.
144. Published: 2010. 137. Published: a long time ago. Descent into Hell. In this provocative, classic metaphysical thriller, a group of suburban amateur actors plagued by personal demons and terrors explore the pathways to heaven and hell Certain inhabitants of Battle Hill, a small community on the outskirts of London, are preparing to mount a new play by the neighborhood's most illustrious resident, the writer Peter Stanhope.