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Port Tropique

Barry Gifford

Port Tropique

by Barry Gifford

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Not Avail .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8338778M
    ISBN 100916870316
    ISBN 109780916870317

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Port Tropique is an atmospheric novel about a down-on-his-luck American (Franz) who becomes a smuggler in Port Tropique book fictional Central American country. As luck would have it, a revolution topples the country's government.

Trapped by his own malaise in a failed society, Franz has few guideposts to direct him home/5(5). Despite its publication by Black Lizard, "Port Tropique" is only peripherally a crime novel. It is instead a loose connection of vignettes, aligning it closer stylistically to Bolano's "Antwerp" or even Cortazar's "Hopscotch."/5.

Editorial Reviews. Gifford uses the charged story of an apprentice smuggler as an occasion for his own literary and cinematic smuggling—from Conrad, Hemingway, Camus, John Hawkes, Howard Hawks, Welles and Ozu, among others—and to discover a new literary form.” –New York Times Book Review “A poet's nuanced prose runs through Port Tropique a spellbinding story.” Pages: Port Tropique - Kindle edition by Barry Gifford.

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An allusive and utterly original work, "Port Tropique is an exciting book"The New York Times Book Review. Read More In this sinuous novel by the author of Wild at Heart, a Conradian adventurer becomes involved with smugglers and revolutionaries in a battered Central American city ripe with intrigue and corruption.

Port Tropique by Barry Gifford Revolution is simmering in the heat of battered Central American town Port Tropique, where protagonist Franz Hall is an "intellectual Meursault in a paranoid Hemingway landscape, a self-conscious Conradian adventurer, a Lord Jim in the earliest stages of selfwilled failure" (New York Times).

Revolution is simmering in the heat of battered Central American town Port Tropique, where protagonist Franz Hall is an "intellectual Meursault in a paranoid Hemingway landscape, a self-conscious Conradian adventurer, a Lord Jim in the earliest st.

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Editions for Port Tropique: X (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ). Tropic Trouble. K likes. Exciting match-3 puzzle action with a twist.

Use your puzzle solving talent to collect precious resources and survive on a remote island.4/5(K). Port Tropique 25 (More) Crime Books You Can Finish in an Afternoon These books are nasty, brutish, and short.

Novem By Molly Odintz. RSS. RSS - Posts; CrimeReads. Masthead. About. Advertisers: Contact Us. Twitter My Tweets. Revolution is simmering in the heat of battered Central American town Port Tropique, where protagonist Franz Hall is an "intellectual Meursault in a paranoid Hemingway landscape, a self-conscious Conradian adventurer, a Lord Jim in the earliest stages of selfwilled failure" (New York Times).4/5.

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Port Tropique by Barry Gifford,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Port Tropique, a tight, squalid little masterpiece of ne’er-do-wells drinking themselves under the table in an unnamed Central American country as revolution rages around them, would have fit right in with Gifford’s rescued classics, as well as holding its Author: Molly Odintz.

Search Penguin Random House. submit query. About the book. New York: Vintage, Third Edition. Softcover. First edition thus in the Vintage Contemporaries series, actually the third edition of this title.

Inscribed by Gifford For Francis Reeves on his birthday on the title page at time of publication. Gifford's friend Marshall Clements was the model for the fictional character Francis Reeves in LANDSCAPE WITH TRAVELER and FRANCIS GOES TO THE.

Barry Gifford (born Octo ) is an American author, poet, and screenwriter known for his distinctive mix of American landscapes and prose influenced by film noir and Beat Generation writers. Gifford is best known for his series of novels about Sailor and Lula, two star-crossed protagonists on a perpetual road hed in seven novels between andthe Sailor and Lula Born: Octo (age 73), Chicago.

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In the visual equivalent of sound bites, novelist and poet Gifford (Ghosts No Horse Can Carry ; Port Tropique) cuts to the heart with sharply focused shots of young lovers on the lam. ``You mark. Despite itself, ''Port Tropique'' is an exciting book. Mr. Gifford uses the charged story of Franz as an apprentice smuggler as an occasion for his own literary and cinematic smuggling - from.

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