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The Killer Inside Me

by Thompson, Jim

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Published by Vintage Books in New York, NY .
Written in English


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Lou Ford is the deputy sheriff of a small town in Texas. The worst thing most people can say against him is that he"s a little slow and a little boring. But, then, most people don"t know about the sickness--the sickness that almost got Lou put away when he was younger. The sickness that is about to surface again.

Edition Notes

StatementJim Thompson.
GenreFiction.
SeriesVintage Crime
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3539.H6733
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Pagination244 p. ;
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22396696M
ISBN 100679733973
ISBN 10978-0679733973
LC Control Number90050472

  THE KILLER INSIDE ME has been a cult classic since its first publication in Also a major motion picture starring Casey Affleck, directed by Michael Winterbottom. Deputy Sheriff Lou Ford is a pillar of the community in his small Texas town, patient and thoughtful/5(K).   home video trailer of the movie. This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.

Free download or read online The Killer Inside Me pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in March 13th , and was written by Jim Thompson. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, mystery story are,/5.   The Killer Inside Me is a noir book by Pulp genre writer Jim Thompson in The story is told in its entirety through the eyes of Lou Ford, a deputy sheriff of a small town in Central City Texas. This helps to create a claustrophobic atmosphere stopping you from turning away from any impending doom/

  What we desire is not a happy ending, so much as closure. That often means simply that a film knows what it thinks about itself. “The Killer Inside Me” is expert filmmaking based on a frightening performance, but it presents us with a character who remains a vast empty lonely cold space. The film finds resolution there somewhere, perhaps, but not on a frequency . The Killer Inside Me. 6, likes 2 talking about this. IN THEATERS + ON DEMAND June 18th From IFC Films Based on the novel by legendary pulp writer Jim Thompson, Michael Winterbottom's THE Followers: K.


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An underground classic since its publication inThe Killer Inside Me is the book that made Jim Thompson's name synonymous with the roman noir. From the Back Cover "Probably the most chilling and believable first-person story of a criminally warped mind I have ever encountered."4/4().

The Killer Inside Me is unlike any other book I've read. Published init's a pulpy crime noir novel with a twist. The protagonist is no hard boiled detective hot on the trail of a killer, but rather the killer himself/5.

In The Killer Inside Me, Thompson goes where few novelists have dared to go, giving us a pitch-black glimpse into the mind of the American Serial Killer years before Charles Manson, John Wayne Gacy, and Brett Easton Ellis's American Psycho, in the novel that will forever be known as the master performance of one of the greatest crime novelists 4/4().

In The Killer Inside Me, Jim Thompson sets himself one of the most difficult tasks a fiction writer can hope to perform: to create first a sense of catharsis with and then empathy (but not sympathy; never that; this is strictly a moral novel) for a lunatic.

The passage above is one of the magical ways in which he achieves this end.4/5(32). Directed by Michael Winterbottom. With Casey Affleck, Kate Hudson, Jessica Alba, Ned Beatty. A West Texas Deputy Sheriff is slowly unmasked as a psychotic killer/10(K).

THE KILLER INSIDE is a dark intriguing psychological thriller by bestselling author Cass Green, that had me gripped from start to finish. Her books Include: The Woman Next Door () In a Cottage in a Wood () Dont You Cry () The Killer Inside () This novel revolves around a happily married couple, Elliot and Anastazia (Anya)/5.

Crime Novels American Noir of the s: The Killer Inside Me / The Talented Mr. Ripley / Pick-up / Down There / The Real Cool Killers (Vol 2) Thompson, Jim & Robert Polito & Patricia Highsmith & charles Willeford & David Goodis & Chester Himes.

The Killer Inside Me is a chilling portrait of Lou Ford, the twenty-nine-year-old deputy sheriff of a small town in the oil fields of West is experiencing a recurrence of "the sickness" that triggered a crime in his youth, a crime that his doctor father, now dead, covered up for him.

In The Killer Inside Me, Thompson goes where few novelists have dared to go, giving us a pitch-black glimpse into the mind of the American Serial Killer years before Charles Manson, John Wayne Gacy, and Brett Easton Ellis's American Psycho, in the novel that will forever be known as the master performance of one of the greatest crime novelists Brand: Little, Brown and Company.

The Killer Inside Me won considerable praise in when it was published, and in the years since, the book has come to be seen as one of the pivotal texts. The Killer Inside MeWe ask two critics, a writer and an actor whether the film's graphic violence is justified But the real problem is that this is.

Based on the novel by legendary pulp writer Jim Thompson, "The Killer Inside Me" tells the story of handsome, charming, unassuming small-town deputy sheriff Lou Ford, who has a 54%.

The Killer Inside Me () Plot. Showing all 3 items Jump to: Summaries (2) Synopsis (1) Summaries. A West Texas Deputy Sheriff is slowly unmasked as a psychotic killer. Sadism and masochism beneath a veneer of revenge. Lou Ford is a mild-mannered sheriff's deputy in a Texas oil town in the mid 's.

His boss sends him to roust a prostitute. The Killer Inside Me by Jim Thompson is a novel from written from the point of view of a homicidal maniac. A Halloween Book Recommendation, If You Dare. Listen. The Killer Inside Me, Byhowever, the book had sufficient cult status for John McNaughton, director of the Thompsonesque Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Author: Philip French.

The Killer Inside Me Book Review / Thriller / Crime - Duration: Literary Life 49 views. Lindsey Recommends - Psychological Thrillers - Duration:   The similarities between the first-person murderous apologias of American Psycho and The Killer Inside Me are manifold.

Harron made the well-judged decision when adapting Ellis’ novel to concentrate on the comic elements while scaling back the depictions of violence that would have most likely rendered the film unreleasable, and the final. THE KILLER INSIDE ME has been a cult classic since its first publication in Also a major motion picture starring Casey Affleck, directed by Michael Sheriff Lou Ford is a pillar of the community in his small Texas town, patient and thoughtful.

Some people think he's a little slow and boring but that's the worst they say about him.4/5(28). The Killer Inside Me is an extremely unsettling novel.

Thompson has Lou Ford freely reveal his homicidal thoughts to the reader, while the other characters, at least most of them, are completely taken in by his hayseed demeanor and his aw shucks way of speaking.5/5(5).

" The Killer Inside me is a chilling first person tale told by a sociopathic killer. As the killer commits each murder, the reader is privy to the killer's thoughts, reasoning, and the justification for each kill.

This exploration of the inner mind of a man who kills without feeling is disturbing and fascinating in equal measure. "Belinda | 2/4 3/5.

"The Killer Inside Me" tells the story of Lou Ford (played by Casey Affleck), who presents as an all-American deputy sheriff in small-town Author: Andrew O'hehir. Movie Review | 'The Killer Inside Me' The Pulp Inside Him as It Turns to Rot Casey Affleck plays a murderous sheriff's deputy in “The Killer .Killer Inside Me by JANSSON, ANNA and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at