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6 edition of The Long-Legged Fly found in the catalog.

The Long-Legged Fly

by James Sallis

  • 364 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by No Exit Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime & mystery,
  • Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Fiction,
  • Mystery & Detective - Series,
  • AFRICAN AMERICANS_FICTION,
  • FICTION_MYSTERY & DETECTIVE_POLICE PROCEDURAL,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural,
  • GRIFFIN, LEW (FICTITIOUS CHARACTER)_FICTION,
  • LOUISIANA_FICTION,
  • NEW ORLEANS (LA.)_FICTION,
  • General

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLew Griffin (1)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8764272M
    ISBN 101901982416
    ISBN 109781901982411

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    Get this from a library! The Long-Legged Fly.. [James Sallis] -- There are those who vanish into the steaming New Orleans night - and it is part-time Private Investigator and blues aficionado Lew Griffin's job to find them. A prisoner of the bottle, his past and. Long-legged Fly Yeats had perhaps a unique ability to write about the grand themes of civilisation and history, but to ground them in everyday terms, as in this poem written a year before his death. The woman referred to but not named in the second stanza is Helen of Troy.


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In The Long-Legged Fly, Sallis skillfully, patiently, brilliantly peels back the skin, muscle, and bone of each character, exposing both their highest promise and most consuming evil. This is an exciting book; far more than a crime fiction.

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That girls at puberty may find The first Adam in their thought, Shut the door of the Pope's chapel, Keep those children out. There on that scaffolding reclines Michael Angelo. With no more sound than the mice make His hand moves to and fro.

Like a long-legged fly upon the stream. In The Long-Legged Fly, Sallis skillfully, patiently, brilliantly peels back the skin, muscle, and bone of each character, exposing both their highest promise and most consuming evil. This is an exciting book; far more than a crime : The Long-Legged Fly introduces us to Lew Griffin as much as a classic detective story as it is a literary masterpiece: tough, smart, and living in a corner of society where life is fought for as much as it is lived.

In steamy New Orleans, black private detective Lew Griffin has taken on an apparently hopeless case of missing persons.

Long-Legged Fly / Moth book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Set in the more sordid parts of New Orleans, Long-Legged Fly and Mo /5(7). In The Long-Legged Fly, Sallis skillfully, patiently, brilliantly peels back the skin, muscle, and bone of each character, exposing both their highest promise and most consuming evil.

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James Sallis. View More. Media “One of the most inventive and affecting sagas in recent crime fiction. Lew Griffin is an African-American private detective in New Orleans (and a poet and teacher) who specializes. The Long-Legged Fly is fairly short, and its chapters tend to run just a few pages.

We dip into Lew's life and thoughts, rather than settling in for long stays or wallowing in his emotions. I believe this is intended to mirror Lew's approach and experience of life: like the fly /5(5).

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Successfully finding Davis, he repeats the trick three times—searching for runaway teenager Cordelia Crayson inhis friend Jimmy Smith's kid sister Cherie inand finally his own long-unseen son David in The Long Legged Fly by Sallis, James Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping.

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