Fiction Books:

Darien Dogs

Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Here are some other products you might consider...

Darien Dogs

Format

Paperback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Darien Dogs by Henry Shukman
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

Jim Rogers once had everything: a successful career, the love of a beautiful woman, a Manhattan penthouse and more money than he knew what to do with. Now it had all gone wrong and he was in a seedy hotel in Panama realising that the prostitute he'd just been with had stolen his wallet. Though it wasn't the money he was worried about but a sheet of folded paper, which he'd just been given by the mysterious Albert Jones: a piece of paper that might have saved his life. The search for the girl and the stolen document lead the two men deep into the Darien archipelago - a primitive, treacherous idyll that seems like Paradise but may in fact be Hell.The short novel, "Darien Dogs", and the four stories that accompany it, mark the fictional debut of an assured and thrillingly gifted writer. With his disaffected, morally riven characters caught up in exotic, ambiguous Edens, there are echoes of Graham Greene - but Henry Shukman's writing has an imaginative depth, an erotic, muscular charge, and a dark, compulsive energy all its own.

Author Biography

Henry Shukman has worked as a trombonist, a trawlerman and a travelwriter. He is also a prize-winning poet. His first poetry collection, In Doctor No's Garden, was published by Cape in 2002. Darien Dogs is his first work of fiction.
Release date NZ
July 19th, 2007
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
Large Print edition
Imprint
Jonathan Cape Ltd
ISBN-13
9780224084550
Product ID
1676362

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 294 Banana Points