As much a love letter to the Big Easy as it is to the demanding (and sometimes debauched) lifestyle of a chef, horror maven Brite’s (Lost Souls) first foray. Liquor [Poppy Z. Brite] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rare book. Chapter One of LIQUOR. (c) by Poppy Z. Brite. It was the kind of October day for which residents of New. Orleans endure the summers, sparkling blue- gold.

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This book encompasses drugs, murder, alcohol, sex and food, not to mention the exciting prose-style, which make up a potent cocktail well worth reading.

Rickey was the more outspoken of the two, he was the one with the dream and with more emotional temper. Unfortunately they all feel flat and predictable.

Apr 04, Christine rated it really liked it. Is this an alternate reality? They felt like a normal couple with s spells, frustrations, arguments, and romance but also with a sense of two men that are in love and this is it for them. The strange thing is that despite the pacy feel of the novel and plppy action-packed dialogue, though, not much actually happens within the space of the novel – but somehow the simplicity of the plot doesn’t matter.

Brite’s more recent novels–dark fiction, as opposed to horror. The Queer and the Restless. You’ve successfully reported this review. Rickey and G-Man 6 books. I kid you not. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Those stories for me were categorised by their graphic violence and gore, which was stomach-churning at times.


Sep 03, Bert Edens rated it really liked it Shelves: This book is the first one I’ve read by Poppy Z. And it’s gone now It was actually good. Ricky and G-Man are depicted very deftly as two guys from the 9th Ward. But their love for each other is easy to feel, which shows the chops of a good author. Can’t Hide From Me.

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G-Man, on the other hand, was the more pragmatist. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I read it in a day, but I had a hard time putting my finger on what was so gripping about it. But I nrite all the attention to detail in the setting and the food descriptions, plus the ruthless Guy Fiere stand in that mentors the main characters as they open their birte restaurant. Return to Book Page.

I enjoyed reading about Rickey, the yin with the mood swings, and his partner, G-Man, who is the yang who balances with Rickey with his calmer and more thoughtful demeanor. Have you charged it yet? Ninth Ward of New Orleans. So far no explicit sex or gore just lots of great descriptions of New Orlean’s and food and life as a line cook a job I’m glad I never tried out!

He self-identifies almost completely as a homosexual male rather than female, and as of has started taking testosterone injections. Lists with This Book. The Best Corpse for the Job.


The book mainly concerns these two, their offbeat ac The story begins in a pre-Katrina New Orleans with two out of work line cooks sitting in a tree while getting drunk. Additionally the great descriptions of the culinary world are simply fascinating. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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I love the inside view of a restaurant kitchen. Late in the Day.

Sep 13, Ames rated it it was amazing. Dec 16, Audrey rated it it was amazing Shelves: Once they get their own restaurant, the circle tightens and their world becomes even more focussed and intense, with sinister undercurrents like background noise as the pair deal with more responsibility than they’ve ever had before as their dreams begin to come true.

What are you waiting for. I love Rickey and G-Man and will definitely read more of their adventures. Never mind that Anne Rice is writing about Jesus in the first person. At any rate, I had a hard time putting this book down when I needed to, despite the fact that it’s liquorr different from anything I’ve read in ages. We are experiencing technical difficulties.