Honky Tonk Samurai

by Joe R. Lansdale | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 031632938X Global Overview for this book
Registered by aetm of Austin, Texas USA on 12/5/2019
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Journal Entry 1 by aetm from Austin, Texas USA on Thursday, December 05, 2019
"Only Hap and Leonard would catch a cold case with hot cars, hot women, and ugly skinheads.
The story starts simply enough when Hap, a former 60s activist and self-proclaimed white trash rebel, and Leonard, a tough black, gay Vietnam vet and Republican with an addiction to Dr. Pepper, are working a freelance surveillance job in East Texas. The uneventful stakeout is coming to an end when the pair witness a man abusing his dog. Leonard takes matters into his own fists, and now the bruised dog abuser wants to press charges.
One week later, a woman named Lilly Buckner drops by their new PI office with a proposition: find her missing granddaughter, or she'll turn in a video of Leonard beating the dog abuser. The pair agrees to take on the cold case and soon discover that the used car dealership where her granddaughter worked is actually a front for a prostitution ring. What began as a missing-person case becomes one of blackmail and murder.
Filled with Lansdale's trademark whip-smart dialogue, relentless pacing, and unorthodox characters, Honky Tonk Samurai is a rambunctious thrill ride by one hell of a writer."

Enjoyed a different version of this (audiobook). Quite funny in some places and dialogs, but not quite my cup of tea. But maybe more so of the next readers...

Journal Entry 2 by aetm at The Bookshelf in Austin, Texas USA on Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Released 1 mo ago (12/15/2019 UTC) at The Bookshelf in Austin, Texas USA

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