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A diet of treacle

by Lawrence Block

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Published by Hard Case Crime Novel in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detective and mystery stories

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lawrence Block
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3552.L63 E3 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination205 p.
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24740664M
    ISBN 100843959576
    ISBN 109780843959574
    OCLC/WorldCa286511499

      A Diet of Treacle () is a bit of curveball by the early Block, with some insights on the drug-loving counterculture and a relatively slow pace in the title comes from a quote inside Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking Glass, referencing an illness shared by animals living at the bottom of a well, sustained by a diet of treacle (syrup). A Diet of Treacle—the title’s from Alice in Wonderland—provides a glimpse you won’t forget. This Classic Crime Library ebook edition of A Diet of Treacle includes as a bonus the opening chapter from the next book in the series, You Could Call It Murder/5(14).

    A Diet of Treacle (Hard Case Crime, ), by Lawrence Block is not exactly a lost classic, but it is an enjoyable read. Originally published pseudonymously under the execrable title Pads are for Passion, the novel was originally marketed as a sleaze paperback, promising to lay bare the dark heart of decadent Greenwich Village for people whose experience with New York City was probably limited.   Molasses is a brown, viscous byproduct of sugar making, typically produced from sugarcane or sugar beets (although grapes, sorghum, dates, pomegranate, carob, and a number of other foods can also produce molasses-like products). After sugarcane is harvested and its juice is extracted (typically by cutting, crushing, or mashing), the juice undergoes multiple boilings to concentrate it and .

    A Diet of Treacle (originally published as Pads Are for Passion under the house name Sheldon Lord) is a little different — it's a more traditional type of noir involving a trio of unders in s Greenwich Village. Joe Milani is a vet of Korea who revels in the coolness he gets from a good marijuana high. Leon "Shank" Marsten, Joe's roommate, is just looking for his next deal or his next lay. A Diet of Treacle. by Lawrence Block Christian Conn Audiobook. Listen to a sample Listen to a sample Description; Creators; Details; Reviews; Anita Carbone was a good girl--and it bored her. That's why she took the long subway ride down to Greenwich Village, home of the Beats and the stoners, home to every kind of misfit and dropout and free.


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The novel is set in midth century Greenwich Village during what has been called the “Beat” era. Glamorized by the mainstream media, the reality for most was far darker and seedier. Editions for A Diet of Treacle: (Mass Market Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Mass Market Paperback published in A Diet of Treacle—the title's from Alice in Wonderland—provides a glimpse you won't forget.

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A Diet of Treacle—the title’s from Alice in Wonderland—provides a glimpse you won’t forget. This Classic Crime Library ebook edition of A Diet of Treacle includes as a bonus the opening chapter from the next book in the series, You Could Call It Murder.

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A Diet of Treacle (eBook): Block, Lawrence: A vintage tale of lust and drugs in old Greenwich Village-roaring back after fifty years out of print Sick of living respectably with her grandmother, Anita Carbone hops a downtown train.

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A vintage tale of lust and drugs in old Greenwich Village—roaring back after fifty years out of print Sick of living respectably with her grandmother, Anita Carbone hops a downtown train. She finds Greenwich Village—the Village of Kerouac and Dylan, but also of Joe and Shank, two small-time dope ped.

A Diet of Treacle (eBook): Block, Lawrence: Anita Carbone was a good girl--and it bored her. That's why she took the long subway ride down to Greenwich Village, home of the Beats and the stoners, home to every kind of misfit and dropout and free spirit you could imagine. It was where she met Joe Milani, the troubled young war veteran with the gentle touch.About the Book Sick of living respectably with her grandmother, Anita Carbone hops a downtown train.

She finds Greenwich Village—the Village of Kerouac and Dylan, but also of Joe and Shank, two small-time dope peddlers more than happy to welcome a square into their midst.

Food Fact: "Treacle" is a byproduct of sugar refining. There's light treacle, also referred to as "Golden Syrup" (and packaged/marketed as such) and black treacle, equivalent to molasses.

If only the word "treacle" is used, without a qualifier, it's assumed light treacle is being called for. In this recipe, 8 ounces of golden syrup are gs: 4.