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Full of mind-bending style and packed with a wild cast of characters, Crooked Little Vein infuses Robert B. Parker with Kurt Vonnegut and the madness of the graphic-novel world. A surprisingly surreal treat, it will appeal to hardcore comic fans, mystery aficionados, and all readers looking for a riotous summer reading adventure.
Sample Chapter One of Crooked Little Vein
"Chapter One. I opened my eyes to see the rat taking a piss in my coffee mug. It was a huge brown bastard; had a body like a turd with legs and beady black eyes full of secret rat knowledge."
Crooked Little Vein puts you right in the gutter from the first sentence and doesn't let up. Sample the goods with a look at the complete first chapter, and see if you don't get hooked.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Crooked Little Vein is neither funny nor does it have any semblance of a meaningful plot. One of the worst books I have ever read or attempted to read. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Bob Rowland
This is the freshest detective story since Roger Rabbit.
You just know he's going to smash the bad guys, eventually, and probably get the girl as well. Read more
Seldom have a read more perverse ideas. It reminded me of the Aristocrats joke. The premise was funny, but not the prose. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Paul Janes-brown
An odd little book, not for everyone by any means. A respectable, and pleasantly profane stab at a detective story.Published 5 months ago by Christopher J Coulter
Fun read, quick dialogue and pretty good character development. Slightly ridiculous flirting with the bizarre and just a touch of sleaze.Published 6 months ago by Nicholas Finley
Fun, Quick read. A real Page Turner. I would recommend to anyone who likes crime thrillers. Definitely worth a read.Published 8 months ago by angelinadramaqueena
Terrible book, boring could not get past first 100 pages and quit.Dont buy, one of the worst books I have ever tried to readPublished 8 months ago by Allan M. Shanberg MD
It's almost like he has stumbled through every scene during one long bender. Warren Ellis has done it again. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Robert M Chiappetta