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  • Our engine has analyzed and discovered that 75.9% of the reviews are reliable.
  • This product had a total of 203 reviews as of our last analysis date on Oct 3 2019.
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A classic noir very well written.

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I purchased a book from @ablinddatewithabook and received The Killer Inside Me by Jim Thompson. All opinions are my own. 🌟🌟🌟🌟I ...  Read More


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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Decades before ted bundy, john wayne gacy, jeffery dahmer, velma barfield, gary ridgway and an endless string of american psychos made serial killers a part of the national nightmare and a stock hollywood staple, jim thompson etched a terse, sinewy portrait of that particularly american monster.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    On the inside, ford is psycho with what he calls ‘the sickness,’ a secret sadist who enjoys grinding a cigar butt into a bum’s hand and beating a hooker senseless—a turn-on for them both.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    They become lovers and co-conspirators in a blackmail scheme.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Lou has other nasty habits besides killing and violent sex.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Lou is exhibit one in thompson’s caustic indictment of 1950s small-town hypocrisy.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    But to make these charges stick, he has to make mythical central city, texas come to life with painstaking detail, capturing both the banal and the corrupt.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    This was written in 1952 approximately, no foul language, just a brilliant disturbing novel.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    This story has none of the flash and bang of insane situations and horrible violence that we need and expect from stories today.

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