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The GetawayWithout the perfect getaway to back it upTHE GETAWAY is the classic story of a bank robbery gone horribly wrong where the smallest mistakes have catastrophic conseuences and shifting loyalties lead to betrayals and chaos The basis for t What the fffaaaThat’s not the endingI saw the moviethat’s not what happenedMy initial response to the ending of The Getaway was not positive I think I needed to digest it for a while before writing the review I was on board until that last chapter So I thought about it read an interesting review that focused on the ending of the book re read the last chapter andI’m cool with it All these smart as hell authors with their high falootin’ metaphors that are typically lost on a dummy like me I’m a literal guy Thankfully someone smarter than me explained a couple of things and I pretty much did a 180 view spoiler The symbolism of the underwater holes as coffins the rotting pile of manure as their putrefaction and the boat trip to El Rey as their ride across the River Styx to hell was amazing after somebody spelled it out for me I’m a dummy hide spoiler

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read kindle Å The Getaway Ò Paperback ´ randarenewables ↠ Doc McCoy is the most skilled criminal alive But when for the first time in Doc's long criminal career his shot doesn't hit the mark everything begins to fall apart And Doc begins to realize that the perfect bank robbery isn't complete without thHe classic Steve Mcueen film of the same name as well as a 1994 remake with Alec Baldwin Thompson's novel set the bar for every heist story that followed but as Thompson's proved time and again nobody's ever done it better than the mast 45 stars The Getaway begins with what would usually be the middle of most heist stories and is mostly about the aftermath of the crime hence the title But the story is not your usual Bonnie and Clyde type thriller This highly suspenseful yarn is ultimately about the disintegration of this couple's relationship as their journey leads them into some deep shit literally The only disappointing thing is the build up of a great character with lots of potential that ultimately goes nowhereThis is my 2nd Jim Thompson novel and it turns out to be just as haunting bizarre and all out ballsy as my first A Hell of a Woman And just like in that book The Getaway has an ending that will first make you pause and think to yourself Wait what in the fhold on did I just read that? and then make you want to go back and read the entire book again I definitely can't wait to see what his other books are likeYou tell yourself it is a bad dream You tell yourself you have died you not the others and have waked up in hell But you know better You know better There is an end to dreams and there is no end to this

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Doc McCoy is the most skilled criminal alive But when for the first time in Doc's long criminal career his shot doesn't hit the mark everything begins to fall apart And Doc begins to realize that the perfect bank robbery isn't complete Doc McCoy Rudy Piehead Torrento and an accomplice rob the Beacon City Bank and immediately begin double crossing each other Can Doc McCoy and his wife make it to Mexico before Torrento takes them down or the police catch them?The Getaway it the tale of a bank heist and its aftermath told in Jim Thompson's bleak style Actually it's really light compared to the other four Thompson's I've read up to this point akin to Richard Stark's Parker series than The Killer Inside me Doc McCoy is a planner and a smooth operator always ready for a hitch His wife Carol is like him than either of them care to admit The twists kept coming view spoilerI was pretty surprised when Torrento turned up alive and again when the thief stole the bag containing the money at the train station hide spoiler