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Ken Bruen's Purgatory

As someone who has come to enjoy crime fiction, it’s no surprise I have my favorites. Edgar Allen Poe, Raymond Chandler, Jim Thompson, among the ageless. 1,106 more words

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Reprise » Muy Bruen

Some years ago, with encouragement by my friends Jen Forbus and Corey Wilde, I finally took the plunge and dived into a novel by author  420 more words

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Ken Bruen, 'The Killing of the Tinkers' (2002)

There aren’t many characters in literature who scare me, but Jack Taylor is one of them. I was blown away by The Guards, Bruen’s first book in this series, and one which has all the queasy inevitability of a Greek tragedy (you can read what I though of it… 531 more words

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