Jim Thompsonis one of the more interesting crime fiction writers of the 50’s and ’60’s. His best known book is The Getaway, but The Grifters and After Dark, My Sweet were also put on film in the 1990’s. Very good films, I might add.
I’ve read a lot of Thompson but I’ve never read Wild Town. It was suggested by my friend Kevin when I axed for requests. Great tag line:
Here’s a bonus cover suggested by my friend Kat: