Pencil Neck

Pencil Neck

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He ran and ran down a road to damnation! With each mile marker, handsome, muscle-bound drifter Gray Boakes escapes further from the pathetic Pencil Neck he once was. Thrown off the train in a deadbeat town, it doesn't take long for him to be surrounded by willing women. But new squeeze Barbara wants to tame him and trap him in a world of loveless sex and cheap booze, just as his devoted parents wanted to trap him in the 9-to-5 world of money and power. Now his time on the road is quickly reaching its inevitable dead end, and an increasingly desperate Gray commits one final act of rebellion - a perversion from which there might be no salvation. Pencil Neck is a work of noir fiction in the classic paperback mould, with lean, terse prose and a black and cynical heart. Part pulp fiction thriller and part dark psychological character study, anti-hero Gray Boakes' doom-laden descent into hell is unflinching, twisted and gloriously, unapologetically amoral.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 226 pages
  • 133.35 x 203.2 x 14.48mm | 322.05g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514340518
  • 9781514340516

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