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Tag: Joe R. Lansdale

Hyenas by Joe R. Lansdale (book review).

December 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Hyenas by Joe R. Lansdale (book review).

This novella, ‘Hyenas’ by Joe R. Lansdale, is a ‘Hap And Leonard’ story, part of a long-running series. Hap Collins and Leonard Pine are two tough private investigators willing to stray outside the strict boundaries of the legal code. Hap is married to the beautiful Brett and Leonard is a gay black man. When Leonard […]

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The Ape Man’s Brother by Joe R. Lansdale (book review).

September 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Ape Man’s Brother by Joe R. Lansdale (book review).

‘The Ape Man’s Brother’ is a Tarzan novella by talented pulp writer Joe R. Lansdale and one that is not suitable for children. The ape man is the first-person narrator and his aim is to tell the truth about The Big Guy, as he calls his brother, unlike that other writer who just wanted to […]

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Bleeding Shadows by Joe R. Lansdale (book review).

August 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Bleeding Shadows by Joe R. Lansdale (book review).

‘Bleeding Shadows’ is a large collection of short stories and novellas from 2013 by Joe R. Lansdale, a master of these forms. It contains a brief introduction by the man himself, a bunch of tales and then story notes at the end in which he says something about them. I’m always interested in story notes […]

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Black Hat Jack by Joe R. Lansdale (book review).

September 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Black Hat Jack by Joe R. Lansdale (book review).

‘Black Hat Jack’ is a novella by Joe R Lansdale and tells a tale about cowboy Nat Love, also known as ‘Deadwood Dick,’ and his black huntsman partner, Black Hat Jack, so called because, as he puts it: ‘My hat is black and my name is Jack.‘ This is dime-store western fiction, though with one […]

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Dead Aim by Joe R. Lansdale (book review).

April 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Dead Aim by Joe R. Lansdale (book review).

There have been some great double acts over the years. Laurel and Hardy, Holmes and Watson, fish and chips, the list goes on. Add to it Hap Collins and Leonard Pine. Featuring Joe Lansdale’s popular recurring characters, ‘Dead Aim’ sees our heroes taking a case from a beautiful yet mysterious woman who wants a divorce […]

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