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Dreadful Summit By Stanley Ellin,

  • Title: Dreadful Summit
  • Author: Stanley Ellin
  • ISBN: 9780914378662
  • Page: 356
  • Format: Paperback
  • One day George LaMain turned sixteen It was a special day That night he took his father s gun and set out to kill a man named Al Judge.A powerful novel of suspense and violence, DREADFUL SUMIT was successfully filmed by Joseph Losey as THE BIG NIGHT.
    Dreadful Summit One day George LaMain turned sixteen It was a special day That night he took his father s gun and set out to kill a man named Al Judge A powerful novel of suspense and violence DREADFUL SUMIT was suc

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    1. This was Stanley Ellin s first novel and maybe his best Its a kind of Catcher in the Rye Noir A teenage boy sees his father humiliated where the father tends bar The boy furious decides to track the man down and kill him Some of the scenes are remarkably similar to some in Catcher in the Rye The tone of adolescent rebellion against adult hypocrisy also owes a debt to Catcher in the Rye Its a wonderful story in its own right and worth the time if you can track down a copy.

    2. This book could be called a coming of age story, but in this case, it happens at warp speed for sixteen year old George The action of the story all takes place within about twelve hours On page 5 in my edition George announces I think I liked Al Judge a lot before I knew I had to kill him In a few pages, we figure out why George thinks he has to kill Al Judge, and for almost the whole rest of the book, the reader is torn between hoping George succeeds or fails at this mission Variations on the p [...]

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