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James Myers Thompson (September 27, 1906 – April 7, 1977) was an American author and screenwriter, known for his pulp crime fiction.

James Myers Thompson (September 1906 – April was an American author and screenwriter, known for his pulp crime fiction.

El escritor y guionista Jim Thompson.

El escritor y guionista Jim Thompson.

Jim Thompson

James Myers Thompson was a United States writer of novels, short stories and screenplays, largely in the hardboiled style of crime fiction.

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Edward Bunker, el escritor que fascinó a Quentin Tarantino

Nothing More Than Murder - My second Jim Thompson book, another work of art!

Nothing More Than Murder - My second Jim Thompson book, another work of art!

Although his detectives do precious little detecting, Charles Willeford sparked the modern South Florida mystery craze

The Unlikely Father of Miami Crime Fiction

Although his detectives do precious little detecting, Charles Willeford sparked the modern South Florida mystery craze

Jim Thompson (1906-1977) at work. He was a hopeless alchoholic who struggled to get by but he did tell his wife that he'd be famous ten years after his death (in 1977). He was pretty close.

Jim Thompson at work. He was a hopeless alchoholic who struggled to get by but he did tell his wife that he'd be famous ten years after his death (in He was pretty close.

James M. Cain, author of THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE

James M. Cain, author of THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE

A very good book. Mr. Blue from Reservoir Dogs. Edward Bunker still lives in Paris...

Blue from Reservoir Dogs. Edward Bunker still lives in Paris.

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The Grifters (Black Swan) By Jim Thompson

Authors

A Hell of a Woman: Jim Thompson

Anthony Burgess, author of a whole stack of books, including A Clockwork Orange

25 Rare Photos of Famous Authors

Anthony Burgess “All art preserves mysteries which aesthetic philosophers tackle in vain.” – Anthony Burgess, author of a whole stack of books, including A Clockwork Orange

Hardboiled crime fiction writer Jim Thompson, dubbed the "Dimestore Dostoevsky"

Jim Thompson - Pulp Crime Writer, American who revitalized the Thai silk industry and then mysteriously disappeared

Thomas Pynchon Doll Miniature Author and by UneekDollDesigns, $46.00

Thomas Pynchon Doll Miniature Author and Writer Art Collectible

Thomas Pynchon Doll Miniature Author and by UneekDollDesigns, $46.00

Crime fiction fans: Do. Not. Miss. This.

One of the highlights of my radio career was interviewing James Ellroy.

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