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Collecting in the street to see the dead man. There were definitely several very graphic descriptions of the violence and some very vivid imagery that I could have done without. That’s a main reason one chooses to read a detective novel after all. Personally I would have liked a little more cohesion to the plot, at least one case solved by deductive reasoning. Back at the wake, Short says he sees a dead man stabbed in the hert. Refresh and try again. A wizened aging black man at Harlem’s Dew Drop Inn accosts a white soda salesman, Ulysses Galen, with a knife, forcing the bartender to lop off the black man’s arm with an axe: These online bookshops told us they have this item: Skip to content Skip to search.

Un ciego con una pistola

A dead man was always good to piztola. Physical Description p. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

When one police asks the man a question, he gets on the clego with a stew ladle. Lists What are lists? For example, the type crime that outrages the two detectives most is the kind that occurs in Cotton Comes to Harlem – a hypocritical tpreacher extracting an enormous sum of money for a fake back-to-Africa movement. The final images are those of total communication breakdown and, quite literally, a blind man with a pistol firing his gun in the enclosed space of a crowded NYC subwa This is where, with his 8th book, Chester Himes ended his Gravedigger Jones and Coffin Ed Johnson series there is the unfinished Plan B after this.


Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Upon release he took a variety of jobs from working in a California shipyard to journalism to script-writing while continuing to write fiction.

Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Honestly didn’t follow most of the book. Andres Aguilar rated it it was amazing Nov 23, And feel good it ain’t you. Published January by Bruguera first published As Grave Digger says to the commissioner, “We got the highest crime rate on earth among the colored people in Harlem.

Blind Man with a Pistol (Harlem Cycle, #8) by Chester Himes

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Radhija rated it it was amazing May 03, Hugh Jasole rated it it was amazing Oct 15, I liked it though, keep.

There was a lot of skipping around and too many different point of views. Separate cheser tags with a comma. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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Taha Harb rated it it was amazing Jun 16, Interesting book though and I’ll probably like it more when I re-read it not expecting the crimes to be solved and focusing more on why it’s written the way it is.

Funeral homes are often part of the story, and funeral director, H. I can’t be …more It’s my understanding this was legitimately Harlem argot at the diego. InHimes moved to Spain where he made his home until his death. A daring novel for its time during the race problems in the 60s especially in New York.

In short, this book sucks and I suck for actually finishing it. I re-read it recently, and it seems remarkably prophetic in a way that is larger than its immediate topic — I find myself wondering how far we are tending toward becoming a world of blind men or women with pistols I don’t want to call this “noir” because noir plays at ugliness and this is the real thing.

The characters are flat. When released, he focussed on semi-autobiographical protest novels.