From the writer of the HBO series Treme and The Wire comes a brand new collection of short storiesWhat really goes on beneath the surface of a city?There's the slum kid whose basketball skills earn him loyal friends and bitter rivals.
The police informant grappling with his own sick conscience. A helpless young drug dealer watches as violence seeps into the lives of those who he cares about. And a writer on a TV cop show who finds drama and reality are colliding much too close to home. Corruption, revenge, honour, sacrifice and the fight to survive.Dark, fast-paced and crackling with energy, these stories expose the violence and darkness on the streets of any city.
Gritty and hard-hitting, THE MARTINI SHOT is Pelecanos at his very best.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 304 pages
- Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
- Publication Date: 14/01/2016
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9781409151357