Friday, April 4, 2014

David Goodis - Down There (1956)


And you thought, Is this the answer? Is this what you're slated for? Well, maybe so. Maybe Clifton has you tagged, with your hands that can't make music any more making cash the easy way. With a gun. You know they use guns. You braced for that? You hard enough for that?

-Down There (aka Shoot the Piano Player, David Goodis, 1956)

image: Tirez Sur le Pianiste (Francois Truffaut, 1960)