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New York Times Bestseller: The story of a down-on-his-luck desk clerk, a con man, and a fortune from the author of Rich Man, Poor Man. Pilot Douglas Grimes’s. Irwin Shaw (February 27, – May 16, ) was an American playwright, screenwriter, . (). “Book Review: Nightwork, by Irwin Shaw ()”. There are lots of personal reasons for my declining to take my nose out of this over the couple of days it took to read. Much of it takes place in.

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More meals and travel through Europe.

HardcoverFirst Edition – U. It was an okay idwin – nothing to right home about – which is why it took me so long to read – but since my FIL recommended, I did feel obligated and thought it would give me something of interest outside of gambling to talk abou My father in law recommended this book, and now I know why Nightwork’s all play for big stakes of one kind or another.

As wiki puts it: The series ranked third in the seasonal Nielsens and garnered twenty-three Emmy nominations. Fabian, the hustler, here are lots of personal reasons for my declining to take my nose out of this over the couple of days it took to read.

Irwin Shaw

I hope you can read the following — you can click on them for a larger image. Why do writers protest so much that writing is no fun at all; why do they complain about the agonies of creation?

Nightwork is fairly entertaining. Little did we know that everything closes down in summer. Irwin Shaw was born to be a writer, but he had a strong opinion on what that meant: From then on, Grimes travels around Europe with Fabian richly taking in all of the culture while randomly learning where Fabian has invested their money. The hero is relatable, and seemingly “stuck”, and then his life undergoes a series of transformations which we have a first row seat to as the readers.

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Nightwork by Irwin Shaw

SHAW Well, a writer is a human being. It was an okay book – nothing to right home about – which is why it took me so long to read – but since my FIL recommended, I did feel obligated and thought it would give me something of interest outside of gambling to talk about with him Grimes then spends the next few days looking for the owner of the bag, ultimately finding him after mistaking someone else to be the owner.

Monday, January 09, Book: The main character other than the narrator is a hustler, and that includes bridge, my game. The clerk takes the money and goes nightwkrk Europe where he falls in with a veteran gambler who leads him across the Continent, gambling and enjoying all the benefits of wealth.

The only thing I felt like missing is the person whose money he stole. I did enjoy nightwori book, it was the ending that baffled me and seemed nightowrk unbelievable!!

Nightwork by Irwin Shaw | A little tea, a little chat

I really enjoyed this book. Jun 07, Lynda rated it it was ok Shelves: Would say is good for young people seeking only to have a good time evading whatever their reality may be. Want to Read saving…. A master storyteller at the height of his game. Shaw married Marian Edwards. User Review – Flag as inappropriate It’s hard to not fall completely into the spell of this underrated novel.

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NIGHTWORK by Irwin Shaw | Kirkus Reviews

Retrieved from ” https: Known irwn both his literary talent—with two O. Soon after, Grimes makes careful plans to leave the country knowing that someone will s view spoiler [The novel concerns a man by the name of Douglas Grimes, a former pilot who has been reduced to managing a seedy hotel following the discovery of a retinal cyst. Well, a writer is a human being. Oct 22, Tatyana rated it really liked it. Irwin changed his surname upon entering college.

Posted by Vince at 3: From Wikipedia, nighwtork free encyclopedia. During the s, Shaw wrote for a number of films, nighteork Talk of the Town a comedy about civil libertiesThe Commandos Strike at Dawn based on a C. Accused of being a communist by the Red Channels publication, Shaw was placed on the Hollywood blacklist by the movie studio bosses.

An underrated work of Irwin Shaw What a great story. She insists on returning to America to raise their baby and it is through her insistence that he realizes that he also cannot live in Europe. A man comes into possession only somewhat legally of a good deal of money, and then runs from anyone who might come looking for it.