The Martini Shot and Other Stories
A brand-new collection of stories from one of America's hottest crime writers.
A collection of stories, mostly gritty low-level crime stories set on Washington DC's mean streets. THE MARTINI SHOT itself is set in the world of TV, featuring a scriptwriter on a popular cop show. When a member of the crew is murdered, the screenwriter decides to track down the perpetrators himself, to see if as a writer he can do more than just talk the talk.
Even if you didn't know that Pelecanos is a hotshot screenwriter - his CV includes The Wire, The Pacific and Treme - you would soon guess so as you tore through these tough and slangy tales of drugs and death .... Pelecanos knows how to make every word count. (EVENING STANDARD)For anyone who has somehow missed out on Pelecanos, he is up there with Elmore Leonard and even Chandler (DAILY MAIL)Pelecanos displays a ferocious understanding of street reality and an empathy for America's downtrodden (GUARDIAN)
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