Saturday, May 11, 2013

Red Night and Lists...

Tom Vater reviews Newman's Red Night Zone for the Chang Mai City News, the first reviewer to note the link between beat, the pulp novels, and the Bangkok night that influence Newman as an artist.

Bangkok pulp writer James Newman has hammered out another shot-from-the-hip fast-as-they-come thriller, featuring recovering alcoholic and PI Joe Dylan drifting through the Zone, a sly reference to William Burrough’s Interzone – a place where all races lead to the bottom, all smiles are false and everyone is out to kill everyone else for a few bucks. Like Burroughs, Newman both despises and admires the darkness he has witnessed and he manages to harvest a modicum of sloth and violence in his newest story.....


Read it here.




In other news Newman made it to the best ten crime novels set in Bangkok, Thailand....
Amazon list...


The beat goes on...


AND ON.


MUG SHOT........

CRIME:   PULP MONSTER.

PUNISHMENT:  50,000 LINES 

TITLE: THE WHITE FLAMINGO.

BKK. 12.5.13

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