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* BigNameFan: Creator/StephenKing wrote an introduction to Thompson's first novel, ''Now and On Earth'', and name dropped him in '' Literature/TheDarkHalf''. He also dedicated his novel ''Literature/TheRegulators'' to Thompson and Sam Peckinpah. Creator/JoeHill has referred to a section of his novel ''Literature/Horns'' as a Jim Thompson riff.

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* BigNameFan: Creator/StephenKing wrote an introduction to Thompson's first novel, ''Now and On Earth'', and name dropped him in '' Literature/TheDarkHalf''. He also dedicated his novel ''Literature/TheRegulators'' to Thompson and Sam Peckinpah. Creator/JoeHill has referred to a section of his novel ''Literature/Horns'' ''Horns'' as a Jim Thompson riff.


* BigNameFan: Stephen King wrote an introduction to Thompson's first novel, ''Now and On Earth'', and name dropped him in '' Literature/TheDarkHalf''. He also dedicated his novel ''Literature/TheRegulators'' to Thompson and Sam Peckinpah. Joe Hill has referred to a section of his novel ''Literature/Horns'' as a Jim Thompson riff.

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* BigNameFan: Stephen King Creator/StephenKing wrote an introduction to Thompson's first novel, ''Now and On Earth'', and name dropped him in '' Literature/TheDarkHalf''. He also dedicated his novel ''Literature/TheRegulators'' to Thompson and Sam Peckinpah. Joe Hill Creator/JoeHill has referred to a section of his novel ''Literature/Horns'' as a Jim Thompson riff.


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* BigNameFan: Stephen King wrote an introduction to Thompson's first novel, ''Now and On Earth'', and name dropped him in '' Literature/TheDarkHalf''.

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* BigNameFan: Stephen King wrote an introduction to Thompson's first novel, ''Now and On Earth'', and name dropped him in '' Literature/TheDarkHalf''. He also dedicated his novel ''Literature/TheRegulators'' to Thompson and Sam Peckinpah. Joe Hill has referred to a section of his novel ''Literature/Horns'' as a Jim Thompson riff.


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James Myers Thompson was an American author and screenwriter, known for his pulp crime fiction.

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James Myers Thompson (September 27, 1906 April 7, 1977) was an American author and screenwriter, known for his pulp crime fiction.


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!! Thompson novels:

* ''Now and on Earth''
* ''Heed the Thunder''
* ''Nothing More Than Murder''
* ''The Killer Inside Me''
* ''Cropper's Cabin''
* ''Recoil''
* ''The Alcoholics''
* ''Savage Night''
* ''Bad Boy''
* ''The Criminal''
* ''The Nothing Man''
* ''The Golden Gizmo''
* ''Roughneck''
* ''A Swell-Looking Babe''
* ''A Hell of a Woman''
* ''After Dark, My Sweet''
* ''The Kill-Off''
* ''Wild Town''
* ''The Getaway''
* ''The Transgressors''
* ''The Grifters''
* ''Pop. 1280''
* ''Texas by the Tail''
* ''South of Heaven''
* ''Ironside''
* ''The Undefeated''
* ''Nothing But a Man''
* ''Child of Rage''
* ''King Blood''
* ''The Rip-Off''


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* AddedAlliterativeAppeal: Novelist Geoffery [=O'Brien=] dubbed him the Dimestore Dostoevsky.


* TheAlcoholic: Thompson wrote a novel called The Alcoholics, and was definitely one himself.
* BigNameFan: Stephen King wrote an introduction to Thompson's novel Now and On Earth, and name dropped him in '' Literature/TheDarkHalf''.

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* TheAlcoholic: Thompson wrote a novel called The Alcoholics, ''The Alcoholics'', and was definitely one himself.
* BigNameFan: Stephen King wrote an introduction to Thompson's novel Now first novel, ''Now and On Earth, Earth'', and name dropped him in '' Literature/TheDarkHalf''.



* TheFilmOfTheBook: [[Film/TheGrifters A]] [[Film/TheGetaway number]] [[Film/TheKillerInsideMe of]] times, with The Getaway, The Killer Inside Me, and Pop. 1280 each being adapted twice.

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* TheFilmOfTheBook: [[Film/TheGrifters A]] [[Film/TheGetaway number]] [[Film/TheKillerInsideMe of]] times, with The Getaway, The ''The Getaway'', ''The Killer Inside Me, Me'', and Pop. 1280 ''Pop. 1280'' each being adapted twice.


* TheFilmOfTheBook: [[Film/TheGrifters A]] [[Film/TheGetaway number]] [[Film/TheKillerInsideMe of]] times, with several novels being adapted more than once.

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* TheFilmOfTheBook: [[Film/TheGrifters A]] [[Film/TheGetaway number]] [[Film/TheKillerInsideMe of]] times, with several novels The Getaway, The Killer Inside Me, and Pop. 1280 each being adapted more than once.twice.

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* TheFilmOfTheBook: [[Film/TheGrifters A]] [[Film/TheGetaway number]] [[Film/TheKillerInsideMe of]] times, with several novels being adapted more than once.

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