Hickey & Boggs

Hickey Boggs They re not cool slick heroes They re worn tough men and that s why they re so dangerous They hold their magnums with two hands and keep firing until they hit somethinghing

  • Title: Hickey & Boggs
  • Author: Phillip Rock
  • ISBN: 4450820307
  • Page: 281
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • They re not cool slick heroes.They re worn, tough men and that s why they re so dangerous.They hold their 44 magnums with two hands and keep firing until they hit somethinghing.

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    1. Well I found a copy of this book. I actually had to order it from a second-hand dealer in Vermont. It cost me $3.00 (+S/H), but sometimes one has to do those things. The movie that it is based on is one of those forgotten neo-noirs that were made in the late sixties and early seventies. It was the writing debut of Walter Hill and was directed by Robert Culp who co-starred in it with his old I Spy buddy Bill Cosby.The first thing I noticed was that this was not a story about pretty people living [...]

    2. Most novelizations are dreadful hackwork but if the source material isn't awful in the first place and the material is given to a writer with some talent and drive, the result is a book that is good enough to stand as a decent piece of work on its own. Hickey & Boggs is just such a book. It isn't Shakespeare but it isn't meant to be; instead it is a perfectly acceptable pulp crime novel, something like an old Fawcett Gold Medal from the fifties or sixties and Philip Rock does an admirable jo [...]

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