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Icians and racist white detectives Coffin Ed Johnson and Gravedigger Jones Harlem's tough Lots of violence on the streets and in the police force This is Grave Digger Jones and Coffin Ed Johnson at their best or worst depending on your view This one focuses on a black politician who has the detectives support to some extent but he becomes embroiled in a scam involving campaign funds An aside to this is a comical tale of a sailor being fleeced over the purchase of a carThere is a good deal of violence but has the sad reality of the times and in particular the life of people in Harlem and their struggle for survival Chester Himes became a master of combining fast lively action with a good plot and a few twists all within a short easily read novel4 stars for this one The Exploration of the Male Anatomy police force This is Grave Digger Jones and Coffin Ed Johnson at their best or worst depending on your view This one focuses on a black Transforming Multilateral Diplomacy: The Inside Story of the Sustainable Development Goals politician who has the detectives support to some extent but he becomes embroiled in a scam involving campaign funds An aside to this is a comical tale of a sailor being fleeced over the All Night Long (Nannies, purchase of a carThere is a good deal of violence but has the sad reality of the times and in Bronze Age Mindset particular the life of The Freeze-Frame Revolution people in Harlem and their struggle for survival Chester Himes became a master of combining fast lively action with a good The New-York Review, and Atheneum Magazine, Vol. 2 plot and a few twists all within a short easily read novel4 stars for this one

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All Shot Up

Est detective duo must carry the day against an absurdist world of racism and class warfa Positives Adventure packed and full of hilarious chain reactions The dialogue is snippy uick and witty in some cases Raw and generally realistic even though somewhat grotesue in some places The case presented was bizarre and shows how life can intertwine in the oddest waysNeutralsNoneNegatives Despite the action packed nature of it it s not really a nail biting uick reader reads slow in some areas Have to be in the mood to read it not one of those reads to just pick upPublisher Related General spelling errors missing punctuation and some poor printing uality in some spots Nearly seamless chapters feels like it s right off the type writer

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The shocking and explosive hardboiled classic From murderers to prostitutes corrupt polit This is one of those novels in the noir tradition that should be considered a standard there are grifters and schemers whores and ueens all manner of vice and debauchery coupled with two police detectives that are themselves not above pushing the envelope I just reread the last four chapters again tonight and I cannot believe this isn t a monster movie at the same time I know why it isn t Featured prominently are racist white men gay blacks and two detectives that even Wesly Snipes and Danny Glover couldn t even hope to portray This book portrays a hard time and the hard people who lived then At the same time it finds humanity in all the people even the hate filled Every stereotype is challenged and met Chester Himes was an astounding talent


10 thoughts on “All Shot Up

  1. says:

    This is one of those novels in the noir tradition that should be considered a standard there are grifters and schemers; whores and ueens; all manner of vice and debauchery; coupled with two police detectives that a

  2. says:

    It begins like this An old woman is run down in the street by a super slick car They see her get up only to get run over again by some cops Only they're not really cops and the old woman is not really a woman or old Then the

  3. says:

    “The cool young colored nurse at the desk lifted a telephone and spoke some words She put it down and gave them a cool remote smile “I am sorry but he is still in a coma” she said “Don’t be sorry for us be sorry for him” C

  4. says:

    Maybe my favorite one of these Admittedly they’re all very good and very similar but the mystery here was particularly sha

  5. says:

    ★★ ½ — I've enjoyed other books in the Harlem Cycle and was uite prepared for Himes's blacker than black hardboiled Noir serving of extr

  6. says:

    Lots of violence on the streets and in the police force This is Grave Digger Jones and Coffin Ed Johnson at thei

  7. says:

    Some startling moments Himes is never afraid to do something different

  8. says:

    On a sub freezing night in Harlem NYPD detectives Gravedigger Jones and Coffin Ed Johnson must deal with a 50000 robbery a fatal hit and run and street shooting an inordinate number of transvestites and a beheading With the city snowbound the next day they pull the threads together All Shot Up occurs midway through Himes’ eight novel series about the two detectives and it is the first I have read That violates my preference for starting a

  9. says:

    Positives Adventure packed and full of hilarious chain reactions The dialogue is snippy uick and witty in some cases Raw and generally realistic even though somewhat grotesue in some places The case presented was bizarre and shows how life can intertwine in the oddest waysNeutralsNoneNegatives Despite the action

  10. says:

    All the twisted hilarity and violence of Himes that I love so much with Coffin Ed and Gravedigger Pete doing their best for the race the way they do

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