Savage Night

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Savage Night
Author Jim Thompson
Country United States
Language English
Genre Crime novel
Publication date
Media type Print
Pages 160

Savage Night is a 1953 novel by the thriller writer Jim Thompson.[1]


Charles Bigger, who spends most of the novel operating under the alias Carl Bigelow. Bigger has been sent by a mob boss, known simply as The Man, to the small town of Peardale, New York. His mission is to avenge the mistakes of Jake Winroy, a former member of The Man's crime establishment.


  1. ^ David Geffner (November–December 2009). "Soul of a Writer". Humanities. 

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