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ISBN: 9781842437001
Price: £9.99
Casing: Paperback
Format: B (198 x 129mm)
Extent: 256pp
Rights: UK & Commonwealth only, excl. Canada, Australia & New Zealand
Pub. Date: May 2012

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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James Sallis

Jim Sallis has published fourteen novels, multiple collections of short stories, essays, and poems, books of musicology, a biography of Chester Himes, and a translation of Raymond Queneau's novel Saint Glinglin. He has written about books for the L.A. Times, New York Times, and Washington Post, and for some years served as a books columnist for the Boston Globe. In 2007 he received a lifetime achievement award from Bouchercon.

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Moth

by James Sallis

ABOUT THE BOOK

One of the very few lights from Lew Griffin's dark and violent past has flickered out. His one-time lover, La Verne Adams is dead - and her daughter, Alouette, has vanished into a seamy, dead-end world of users and abusers... leaving behind a crack-addicted infant and a mystery.

Abandoning his former career for the safe respectability of teaching, Lew Griffin now spends his time in an old house in the garden district - determined to keep his distance from the lowlife temptations of the New Orleans night. But an inescapable obligation to an old friend is drawing the tormented black ex-p.i. to danger like a moth to a flame. And there will be no turning back when his history comes calling and the dying begins again.


CRITICAL ACCLAIM FOR JAMES SALLIS

James Sallis is a superb writer
- The Times

Sublime, soulful, and essential
- Mike Stafford, Bookgeeks

If Camus wrote pulp, he'd read like Sallis
- Andrew Donaldson, Times South Africa

Sallis is a fastidious man, intelligent and widely read. There's nothing slapdash or merely strategic about his work ... peculiar and visionary.
- Iain Sinclair, London Review of Books

An immensely rewarding read
- Paul Kane, @JildySauce

CRITICAL ACCLAIM FOR MOTH

An intelligent, enigmatic book . . . engrossing and disturbing.
- New York Times

There is danger, violence, suspense; there are characters so vivid as to be documentaries in miniature and milieus as perceived by all the senses . . . the reader has to hope the remarkable biography of Lew Griffin will continue.
- Los Angeles Times

Another walk on Louisiana's wild side ... even stronger than The Long-Legged Fly.
- Kirkus Reviews

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