Beat The Devil
Claud Cockburn
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Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM By Claud Cockburn

This is the classic 50s noir novel that brought John Huston and Humphrey Bogart together for the last time in film Published under the pseudonym James Helvick, this sophisticated comedy thriller was in fact the work of Claud Cockburn, whose early career as a Communist agitator prompted his publisher to demand a pseudonym in the McCarthy years Beat the Devil shows how efThis is the classic 50s noir novel that brought John Huston and Humphrey Bogart together for the last time in film Published under the pseudonym James Helvick, this sophisticated comedy thriller was in fact the work of Claud Cockburn, whose early career as a Communist agitator prompted his publisher to demand a pseudonym in the McCarthy years Beat the Devil shows how effortlessly Cockburn moved from agitprop to elegant and witty fiction Alexander Cockburn s introduction delves into the long simmering debate over the real source of the movie s most famous lines Was it Truman Capote, Anthony Veiller and Peter Viertel, Robert Morley, or Claud Cockburn himself
  • Title: Beat The Devil
  • Author: Claud Cockburn
  • ISBN: 9780701205829
  • Page: 389
  • Format: Paperback

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Bettie☯ Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
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Phrodrick Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
Having viewed and reviewed Beat the Devil I was gifted this copy of a used edition of the book Beat the Devil. Thank you to my friend.Bottom Line:Claud Cockburn's Beat the Devil is something of a comedic noir novel, a dramedy from before the term was invented. It is neither that dark nor that funny but it is a pleasant read. This is a slightly padded out adventure story of a group of petty crooks hoping to make a big score in Africa minerals. They are stuck in a small French town as their ship u [...]
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Jon Sep 15, 2019 - 13:49 PM
The first of four novels by the legendary left-wing journalist (and father of the writers Alexander, Andrew, and Patrick Cockburn) deals with a group of shady characters stranded in the South of France, trying to get to Africa to make their fortunes--if the ship is ever ready to sail, that is. Memorable characters and funny dialogue, but lacking in the political punch that marked Cockburn's journalistic and historical work, though the distrust of police and other authority figures evinced throug [...]
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Beat The Devil By Claud Cockburn This is the classic 50s noir novel that brought John Huston and Humphrey Bogart together for the last time in film Published under the pseudonym James Helvick, this sophisticated comedy thriller was in fact the work of Claud Cockburn, whose early career as a Communist agitator prompted his publisher to demand a pseudonym in the McCarthy years Beat the Devil shows how efThis is the classic 50s noir novel that brought John Huston and Humphrey Bogart together for the last time in film Published under the pseudonym James Helvick, this sophisticated comedy thriller was in fact the work of Claud Cockburn, whose early career as a Communist agitator prompted his publisher to demand a pseudonym in the McCarthy years Beat the Devil shows how effortlessly Cockburn moved from agitprop to elegant and witty fiction Alexander Cockburn s introduction delves into the long simmering debate over the real source of the movie s most famous lines Was it Truman Capote, Anthony Veiller and Peter Viertel, Robert Morley, or Claud Cockburn himself

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