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"Speaking of Greed"

by Lawrence Block
 
This is a novella, “Speaking of Greed,” written as the foundation of an anthology with the same title. That has been its only appearance.

It’s a return to a very old-fashioned type of storytelling, with four archetypal characters interrupting their endless bridge game to recount stories from their own experience. Boccaccio,

Overview

This is a novella, “Speaking of Greed,” written as the foundation of an anthology with the same title. That has been its only appearance.

It’s a return to a very old-fashioned type of storytelling, with four archetypal characters interrupting their endless bridge game to recount stories from their own experience. Boccaccio, Chaucer—the form has a long history, and I had great fun with my attempt at it.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940012818096
Publisher:
Lawrence Block
Publication date:
07/01/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
50 KB

Meet the Author

Lawrence Block has been writing award-winning mystery and suspense fiction for half a century. His most recent novels are A DROP OF THE HARD STUFF, featuring Matthew Scudder, and GETTING OFF, starring a very naughty young woman. Several of his books have been filmed, although not terribly well. He's well known for his books for writers, including the classic TELLING LIES FOR FUN & PROFIT, and THE LIAR'S BIBLE. In addition to prose works, her wrote episodic television (TILT!) and the Wong Kar-wai film, MY BLUEBERRY NIGHTS. He is a modest and humble fellow, although you would never guess as much from this biographical note.

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