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Drive by James Sallis
  

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Set mostly in Arizona and L.A., Drive is, according to Sallis, "...about a guy who does stunt driving for movies by day and drives for criminals at night. In classic noir fashion, he is double-crossed and, though before he has never participated in the violence ('I drive. That's all.'), he goes after the ones who doublecrossed and tried to kill him."

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Synopsis

Drive by James Sallis

'Much later, as he sat with his back against an inside wall of a Motel 6 just north of Phoenix, watching the pool of blood lap toward him, Driver would wonder whether he had made a terrible mistake. Later still, of course, there'd be no doubt. But for now Driver is, as they say, in the moment. And the moment includes this blood lapping toward him, the pressure of dawn's late light at windows and door, traffic sounds from the interstate nearby, the sound of someone weeping in the next room....'

Thus begins Drive, a new novella by James Sallis.

About the Author

James Sallis

James Sallis has published fifteen novels, multiple collections of short stories, essays and poems. Jim lives in Phoenix, Arizona, where he previously taught novel writing at Phoenix College and plays regularly with his string band, Three-Legged Dog. He stays busy.

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Book Info

Publication date

26th May 2012

Author

James Sallis

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Author's Website

www.jamessallis.com/

Publisher

No Exit Press an imprint of Oldcastle Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
192 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense
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ISBN

9781842437247

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