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4 edition of After Dark, My Sweet found in the catalog.

After Dark, My Sweet

by Thompson, Jim

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Popular Library in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Popular Library #716

GenreFiction.
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22676149M

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After Dark, My Sweet once again displays Jim Thompson as the undisputed master of American noir. The basis of James Foley's critically acclaimed film of the same name, with the sweep of an epic tragedy, Thompson's classic limns the dangerous territory of honest people all-too-easily sucked into wickedness, with no way out but down/5(36).

"After Dark, My Sweet" () tells their story as an inevitable progress toward failure and doom. What makes the story fascinating is the subterranean way Collie understands everything that is going wrong, understands Mrs.

Fay Anderson is a good person and needs to be protected, and protects her in a way so subtle she may still be wondering if. After Dark, My Sweet is only my second exposure to Jim Thompson, but it's enough to make me realize that of all the man's talents - fascinating plotting, intriguing characters, a bleakly cynical After Dark - none may be more fascinating than his ability to immerse you in the mind of disturbed, irrational, damaged men/5(35).

Directed by James Foley. With Jason Patric, Rachel Ward, Bruce Dern, Rocky Giordani. An ex-boxer is drifting around after escaping from the mental hospital. He meets a widow who convinces him to help fix up the neglected estate her ex-husband left. Her Uncle talks them both into helping kidnap a rich boy for ransom money, and the ex-fighter must make /10(K).

After Dark, My Sweet once again displays Jim Thompson as the undisputed master of American noir. The basis of James Foley's critically acclaimed film of the same name, with the sweep of an epic tragedy, Thompson's classic limns the dangerous territory of honest people all-too-easily sucked into wickedness, with no way out but down/5(10).

Editorial Reviews. After Dark, My Sweet, adapted from cult-favorite crime novelist Jim Thompson's novel, is a dark and involving yet flawed modern-day film or James Foley and cinematographer Mark Plummer successfully creates a mood of desperation, which partially explains the motivations of the characters, but are not helped by a weak screenplay Brand: Lions Gate.

After Dark, My Sweet once again displays Jim Thompson as the undisputed master of American noir. The basis of James Foley's critically acclaimed film of the same name, with the sweep of an epic tragedy, Thompson's classic limns the dangerous territory of honest people all-too-easily sucked into wickedness, with no way out but down.

Get this from a library. After dark, my sweet. [Jim Thompson] -- Trouble waits around the corner when the very handsome, polite, and friendly William Collins, a man who is also very easily aroused, breaks out of his fourth mental institution and falls in with a.

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His is also dangerous when aroused. Now Collins, a one-time boxer with a lethal "accident" in his past, has broken out of his fourth mental institution and met up with an affable con man and a highly arousing woman, whose plans for him. Preview of After Dark, My Sweet Summary: "Collie" Collins begins the final quest of his life as he had many others, with no clue as to why he was put on Earth.

Unable to find the significance of his life previously, he was a prize fighter who defined his existence with his fists. After Dark, My Sweet Summary "Collie" Collins begins the final quest of his life as he had many others, with no clue as to why he was put on Earth. Unable to find the significance of his life previously, he was a prize fighter who defined his existence with his fists.

AFTER DARK, MY SWEET is a novel written by Jim Thompson in Kid Collins has escaped from a mental hospital. On his way south, he meets Fay, an alcoholic widow, and the no good Uncle Bud who proposed he take part in the kidnapping of the little Charles Vandermeer.

Kid, desperately wanting to be loved by Fay, accepts but soon becomes suspicious. My third Jim Thompson book (after The Killer Inside Me and The Grifters) and by far my favourite of the three. Very dark story about local sheriff who at first seems to be a bit of an idiot and a layabout but is revealed as a schemer and a killer as you get into it/5.

Adapted from a novel by pulp writer Jim Thompson, After Dark, My Sweet evokes memories of the film noirs of yore. Jason Patric plays Collie, a short-fused ex-boxer who gets mixed up with alcoholic. After dark, my sweet, Jim Thompson. (pbk.): Toronto Public Library. The Disneyland After Dark: Villains Nite will not take place as planned on Ap We are working on rescheduling options and hope to have more to share soon.

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As she begins to question her past and her disturbing dreams, the grim truth is /10(). Title: After Dark, My Sweet: A Suspense Thriller Author(s): Jim Thompson ISBN: / (USA edition) Publisher: Vintage Books (Black Lizaerd/Vintage Crime) Availability: Amazon Amazon UK Amazon CA.MovieChat Forums > After Dark, My Sweet () Good movie, nearly captures the book's magic posted 5 years ago by djsnafu23 1 reply | jump to latest.

I wasn't too crazy about Jason Patric's performance, and somehow the movie lacked the book's tension but still a great watch. Wish more of Jim Thompson's books turned into movies.If you’ve ever taken a philosophy class in high-school or university, then John Huddles‘ new film “After The Dark” is going to hook you within its first three ing on whether Author: Nikola Grozdanovic.