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Chicago Neighborhoods and Suburbs: A Historical Guide lYou can read the full review on my blog attractive dame Evis Helling with aot of sass and a Citrus: A History little bit of mystery behind her wanton waysands her man hook ine and sinker after easily seducing him in a swapland hear her home Lee Sulliven is a sucker for curves and a falls too uickly for Evis They return to Lee s hometown where Lee panders to Evis every demand Eventually the financial and relationship stability make way for greed as Evis real intentions come to make way for greed as Evis real intentions come to THE BRAT is a game of cat and mouse with so many variables impacting upon Lee s and mouse with so many variables impacting upon Lee s in clearing his name Evis cousin Kaylor is an interesting CHARACTER WHO SHOWS UP IN THE who shows up in the stages of the novel and plays a big role in the ater stages Rona Evis sister has motive and determination to Cite Right: A Quick Guide to Citation Styles--MLA, APA, Chicago, the Sciences, Professions, and More land Lee for herself while Sheriff Degreef is at onceawful and shady I never did work out which one overshadows the other I ve read a couple of other books by Gil Brewer but this one is a real gem Apart from a Classic Rough News lull when Brewer goes into the backstory earlier in the piece THE BRAT held my attention The chase through the swampland and ensuing confrontation is top notch the characters surprisingly well rounded with their own uniue voice and the plot entertaining and believable It s the sort of story that would stand firm amongst today s modern crime fiction I was in the mood for a good GM PBO and this fit the bill A good refreshing dose of swampit at that Would have given this five stars but for the fact that the characters were a Class and Conformity: A Study in Values - With a Reassessment (Midway Reprint) little two dimensional and aot of the dialogue trite But it s all there a femme fatale double crosses Class Warfare: Class, Race, and College Admissions in Top-Tier Secondary Schools lots of shooting I had a hard time getting into this swamp pulp I think the problem was that it is just really slow The main character drives around for a while then he walks around then he sails around on a boat The end Even the climax was pretty tame by pulp standards Short crime chase type bookNot bad Even though the Nook edition is only 136 pages it really did seem to drag in some partsTo sum it up a woman plots a bank heist and frames her husband even though other gentlmen companions are her accomplices What results is a wild goose chase through the Everglades in Florida An excellent over the top Brewer romp with. Sheooked at the rotting sun blasted shack the one room where they all Common People: The History of An English Family lived slept madeove died Looked at the dusty aw. ,


The BratHer sitting on a dock as if she s been waiting specifically For Him To Ride him to ride ike a sweaty swamp succubus ready to suck him in They soon marry and then begin to plot a robbery together After he starts to get cold feet she goes through with the robbery anyway and sets him up to take the fall prompting Lee to travel back into the heart of swampy darkness to track her down I thought that the beginning of the book was great and the final act was pretty good but the middle of the book that mostly consists of Lee traveling through the swamp did not have the same urgency that Brewer is known for and it falls into a repetitive slog I also thought that the desperate sheriff was a pretty annoying character But even though it doesn t stand up to his best work it s still entertaining enough even if just FOR IT S PULPINESS AND FOR EVIS HERSELF I it s pulpiness and for Evis herself I her and tore that dress to shredsIt was ike tearing us apart I had to demolish every Composition and Literature: Bridging the Gap last stitch of cloth scattering what remained of the dream across the floor of the room where a ghost of her still moaned and writhed in ecstasy Gil Brewer is one of my favorite pulp writers His stories are easy to read and highly emotional He is such a good writer that as a reader you are drawn into the story before you ever know it Many of his stories have familiar pulp motifs such as the evil seductress the man being framed for a murder he did not commit a man on the run from theaw The Brat is no exception to this rule and has at its source a femme fatale from the Flori If ever Gil Brewer were guilty of understatement it was when he titled his twelfth novel Calling Evis Helling a brat is something Creating Country Music: Fabricating Authenticity like calling Michelangelo a doodler Evis is one of Brewer s most memorable femmes fatale Lee Sullivan The Brat s narrator has no idea what he is getting himself into when marries Evis and takes her away from her home in the Florida swamp His first clue comes when Evis announces that she has a plan for them to rob a bank together THE BRAT is probably the best book I ve read by Gil Brewer and follows his often used theme of a woman that is deceitful and guilty of betrayal Others have mentioned in their reviews of his books that they seem made up as he goes along possibly after a nig. Nds Then sheooked at her own ush beauty Get me out of here she prayed Oh please get me out of here I’ll pay any price. .

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Plenty of action and a memorable Brat who uses her considerable charms To Get Her Way get her way this one was never made into a this one was never made into a because it has everything Robbery murder double crosses car chases boat chases gun fights hot babes and hunky guys The title is one of those misleading Gold Medal marketing ploys common in the 50s Evis is no brat but she is all femme fatale going at things ike a blitzkrieg in tight nylons The novel starts right in the middle of the action with Lee Sullivan showing up ate for the robbery planned by his wife Evis And Uickly Realizing That She Is Framing Him For Both uickly realizing that she is framing him for both robbery and the murder of her co worker After a back story chapter describing how they met and the progression towards the robbery the chase is on as Sullivan tries to track down Evis and the 100000 with the police in pursuit Plenty of action in this one with a fully realized narrative arcBrewer is one of my favorite noir writers and the reasons why are all on display in this novel Relentless pace Brewer simply does not slow the action down Even in the brief moments of character interiority the thinking is fast and moving forward He doesn t turn the narrative over to extended philosophizing or psychologizing just delivers the insights the stabs of realization and moves the story forward His description of action seuences is crisp and vivid and easy to follow and propulsive And his descriptions off settings don t bog down the narrative while remaining evocative The river curved in and out meandering high banked and black Pushing through underbrush and occasional jungle growth I heard the sounds of things in the river The ow throaty grunt just at that moment when silence ruled The splash and settling of a colossal body Pulpy tagline She wanted out and she had the price a ovely body and the will to use it This is a middle of the road Gil Brewer novel that falls somewhere between the pulp awesomeness of The Vengeful Virgin or A Taste For Sin and the disappointing Wild To Possess In this book Brewer pushes to create the fatalest of femmes in Evis Helling the titular brat of the story But brat is an understatement Lee first meets her when he s riding down a river one day minding his own business and he sees. N where no grass grew At the steaming swamp at her tobacco spitting mother Saw the sly ustful eyes of her father’s frie. ,

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