Now this great writer-- The Wall Street Journal recently compared with Jack London and Robert Louis Stevenson--will receive his due as a great storyteller. Some are desperately fleeing the past; others chase an unknown destiny. A few of the characters are flat and stereotypical especially women , but overall these stories were a lot of fun. Summary With more than 120 titles still in print, Louis L'Amour is recognized the world over as one of the most prolific and popular American authors in history. In Santa Fe they would have told you that Ed Lowe was good-looking, shiftless, and agreeable. Leaner every day, Ches Lane pushed on.
No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket if applicable included for hard covers. Here are tales of innocents caught in the schemes of criminals, detectives hunting down truths that hide more lies, gangsters and beauties, private investigators and cops. Facing him across the table were three hard-faced young men, obviously brothers. I'm officialy a L'Amour convert. L'Amour has a simple and direct energy in his writing that neatly reflects the nature of his characters and their storylines, bringing to life the environments and personal characteristics of each tale. He was tellin me about her. The cargo alone makes the journey perilous.
A classic range-war Western, this novel features that powerful, romantic, strangely compelling vision of the American West for which L'Amour's fiction is known. Louis L'amour is a story teller and that is what you sometimes with a good story. True you may have read some of these stories before, but it doesn't hurt to read them again. This volume kicks off a series that will, when complete, anthologize all of L'Amour' s short fiction, volume by handsome volume. His eyes strayed to the small stack of hay cut from the meadow, and to the few steers farther up the canyon. And remember how long ago he wrote.
They killed his horse, and he switched his saddle to the spare and rode on. He landed in a small Kansas town that had big dreams, no name, and the need for an honest lawman. But when he managed to stake claims on the three best water holes, the other ranchers turned against him. But few can compare to the tales from Louis L'Amour. More crucially, his literary vision and worldview are grounded in a rock-solid moral clarity which isn't the same thing as sanctimoniousness and an optimism that remains well aware of the possibility of the tragic.
An examination of Eds horse revealed nothing. One Night Stand and Marshall of Canyon Gap which are variations on the theme of the reputation being more important than the man. I just really enjoyed this book and would highly recommend it to fans of the genre. Suddenly a chair grated on the floor, and Ed turned. Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? I grew up reading and having Louis L'Amour novels and short stories read to me and I frequently reach for them to remember the fond times of my childhood. Here is a world populated by the kinds of people who risk their lives to right a wrong, make a buck, or save a friend.
Here are tales of innocents caught in the schemes of criminals, detectives hunting down truths that hide more lies, gangsters and beauties, private investigators and cops. This collection has several well-loved stories as well as some I hadn't read before. Her ponies were back in the corral. The broad-chested man on the left grinned through broken teeth. Now this great writer--who the Wall Street Journal recently compared with Jack London and Robert Louis Stevenson--will receive his due as a great storyteller. They trailed him through the White Sands, and he left two more for dead. He turned east through the lava beds and still more east to the Pecos.
Now this great writer-- The Wall Street Journal recently compared with Jack London and Robert Louis Steve With more than 120 titles still in print, Louis L'Amour is recognized the world over as one of the most prolific and popular American authors in history. Pleased, the Apache girl left. For more than three months, whenever he could rustle the grub, Ches Lane quartered the country over and back. In some cases, this happen when they haven't known each other long. This book has stories that are just the right size to relax your mind to go to sleep. It was fun to read these again after having done so over the years in the many Bantam paperback versions.
Ches Lane did not notice Ed Lowe watching from the bar. This book was my guilty pleasure read, if there ever has been one. This first volume of his shorter works covers There are many good western writers. He had another drink and leaned on the bar, talking to the bartender. All of the stories are good, they are all unique.
He felt it leap in his hand, saw the nearest Tolliver smashed back, and he shot him again as he dropped. And his plots are fun, suspenseful and unforgettable. Now, going over this again older, as a writer, I have to say I'm deeply impressed. L'Amour has a simple and direct energy in his writing that neatly reflects the nature of his characters and their storylines, bringing to life the environments and personal characteristics of each tale. A nice collection of short stories. She did not know whether she loved Ed.