By Joe R. Lansdale
Along with his trademark knack for gut-busting laughter and head-splitting motion, Joe R. Lansdale serves up a effervescent cauldron of homicide and mayhem that merely he may perhaps create.
Hap Collins has simply again domestic from a gig engaged on an off shore oil rig. With a brand new point of view on existence, Hap desires to switch the best way he's dwelling, and shoot the instantly and slim. that's till the fellow who stole Leonard Pine's boyfriend turns up headless in a ditch and Leonard will get fingered for the homicide. Hap vows to transparent Leonard's identify, yet issues basically get extra complex whilst Leonard's ex exhibits up lifeless. To the police it's only an issue of gay-biker infighting, yet to Hap and Leonard homicide is often critical company, and those hit a bit to shut to domestic.
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G. Raskolnikov's fainting spell is a result of the tension caused by the summons, the oppressive smell of the new paint which reminds him of the murder scene, and finally the discussion of the murder of Alyona Ivanovna. This fainting spell later becomes a caused of suspicion and is used by Porfiry. Part Two Chapter Two Summary Upon returning home from the police station, Raskolnikov realizes the need to hide the "loot" in some safe place in case the police ever search his room. He goes to a park and hides it under a large rock.
Part Two Chapter Five Summary In the midst of the discussion of the crime, Pyotr Petrovitch Luzhin appears to make his introduction to Raskolnikov. Luzhin makes feeble and awkward attempts to explain who he is, while Raskolnikov remains sullenly silent. " Then when Luzhin tells that he is living with Lebeziatnikov, a name that Raskolnikov had heard from Marmeladov, the trend of the conversation returns to the murder. " As soon as the conversation can be turned to Luzhin's engagement, Raskolnikov accuses him of trying only to make Dounia feel indebted to him.
If I am a scoundrel, you must not be. One is enough. " Dounia insists that Raskolnikov come to the interview. She also invites Razumihin. Comment A. " The effect of this utterance on Raskolnikov is profound since he has just recovered from the same emotions and the same desperation. B. " C. Note the juxtaposition of Raskolnikov's dual personality. " This is his compassionate, humane side speaking. Then only a few seconds later there is the sudden reversal. "What am I making such a fuss for? " Of course, this particular reversal from compassionate to intellectual is brought about by Dounia's terribly convincing justification of her marriage.
Bad Chili (Hap and Leonard, Book 4) by Joe R. Lansdale