Nothing More Than Murder

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Nothing More Than Murder
First edition
AuthorJim Thompson
CountryUnited States
GenreCrime novel
PublisherHarper & Brothers
Publication date
Media typePrint

Nothing More Than Murder is a 1949 crime novel by Jim Thompson. It focuses on a murderous plot by small town theater owner Joe Wilmot, his wife and his lover. Wilmot's scheme unravels slowly amid his foibles and travails as an independent businessman. A great deal of information and jargon about movie theater operation of the day is woven into the plot.