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Charlie Martz and Other Stories The Unpublished Stories of Elmore Leonard

by Elmore Leonard

Crime / Mystery

Charlie Martz and Other Stories The Unpublished Stories of Elmore Leonard Synopsis

Largely written during his years as a copywriter at a Detroit advertising agency, these stories find Leonard exploring far-flung locations, from the bars of small-town New Mexico to a military base in Kuala Lumpur. They also introduce us to unforgettable Leonard characters, some of whom - like ageing lawman Charlie Martz and former matador Eladio Montoya - star in his other works but were born in these pages.

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Charlie Martz and Other Stories The Unpublished Stories of Elmore Leonard Press Reviews

would make a very nice Father's Day present. Hint, hint... THE HERALD (the stories) have all the hallmarks of his later career: the laconic authorial voice, the shady characters, the seedy dives. THE TIMES


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ISBN: 9780297609797
Publication date: 18/06/2015
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780297609797
Publication date: 18th June 2015
Author: Elmore Leonard
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Hardback
Genres: Crime / Mystery, Shorter Reads,
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About Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard wrote more than forty books during his phenomenal career. Many have been made into successful movies, including Get Shorty with John Travolta, Out of Sight with George Clooney and Rum Punch, which became Tarantino's Jackie Brown. He died in August 2013.   Click here, or the picture to download and read about Elmore Leonard's 10 rules for writing.   Below is a tribute to Elmore Leonard from Sophie Buchan, Commissioning Editor for Weidenfeld & Nicolson...   "Reading Elmore Leonard is the closest you can get to watching a movie without going to the cinema. He could sum up a character ...

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