may remember Jim Thompson, the American crime fiction
author, who was a blogger on International Crime Authors
died on 2nd August 2014 in Finland where he’d lived the
last fifteen years of his life. He was forty-nine years
week I’ve written a tribute to Jim and followed it with
one of Jim’s essays.
exchanged a couple of dozen emails with Jim. I find a
strangeness in coming to terms with the thought that someone
like Jim, a brilliant writer, is suddenly gone. We’ve
all experienced that moment. Sadness, regret, and feeling
can read my farewell to Jim Thompson here.
someone close to you and let her or him know you care
and that they are important. You never know when that
is your last chance. It all goes very fast.