"A gritty, fast-paced tale of revenge...Tight, terse prose harkens back to pulp fiction of the 1950s...The work is a breath of fresh air from lengthy, trying-too-hard-to-shock street lit and is an excellent choice for all metropolitan collections."--...
Cod: eeb81203-2b77-467d-bddb-6980feebadc5 / 138291
Disponibilitate: In stoc
Producator: Akashic Books
"A gritty, fast-paced tale of revenge...Tight, terse prose harkens back to pulp fiction of the 1950s...The work is a breath of fresh air from lengthy, trying-too-hard-to-shock street lit and is an excellent choice for all metropolitan collections."--"Library Journal" (starred review, Pick of the Month) "The urban setting is unnamed but familiar in this brief, bloody tale of wasted lives lived short and hard."--"Publishers Weekly" "Simultaneously a fast-paced crime drama and an engrossing, unsentimental moral tale, "H. N.I. C." peers into the dark heart that underpins the codes of loyalty and friendship, betrayal and vengeance."--"Brooklyn Daily Eagle" "In a genre that too often places incorrect ebonics in the mouths of black characters and fails to cross the empathy gap to get into their heads, Savile and Prodigy arrive at a seamless voice that is a refreshing take on crime fiction tropes...if tone and texture are what you're looking for in your hardcore literature..."H. N.I. C." delivers the goods."--"Okayplayer" ""H. N.I. C." is written by Prodigy himself and shows the extent to which good rappers can make good storytellers."--Brooklyn Based "Ultimately, "H. N.I. C." deals on all the right levels and is completely satisfying."--Blackout Book Review "If you don't have this novella in your library collection already, please be on the lookout for this 2013 release, "H. N.I. C.," penned by Hip Hop artist Prodigy of the group, Mobb Deep."--Street Literature. com "The strength of this novella, in addition to its straightforward prose and rapid pacing, rests on the universal theme at its center: loyalty. Loyalty and the bullshit our friends put us through...Like any good work of crime, "H. N.I. C." is grounded in such common experiences and, like any good work of crime, it speaks to all of us, despite the fact that very few of us can bypass an alarm system through some computer trickery."--Nerds of a Feather, Flock Together "It tells the...urban tale of deceit, greed and questioned lo
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