Lord of Misrule (Vintage Contemporaries)

Lord of Misrule (Vintage Contemporaries)

Jaimy Gordon


A brilliant novel that captures the dusty, darkish, and gorgeous global of small-time horse racing, the place running shoes, jockeys, grooms and grifters vie for what little success is on the market at a run-down West Virginia tune .
 
Tommy Hansel has a plan: run 4 horses, all higher than they give the impression of being on paper, at lengthy odds at Indian Mound Downs, then seize the handbag -- or funds a raffle -- and run ahead of anyone’s the wiser. At his facet is Maggie Koderer, who unearths herself powerfully attracted to the attractive, used up animals of the inexpensive song. She additionally lands within the cross-hairs of best coach Joe Dale Bigg. yet as information of Tommy’s plan spreads, from veteran groom drugs Ed, to personal loan shark Two-Tie, to Kidstuff the blacksmith, it’s Maggie, now not Tommy or the handlers of mythical stakes horse Lord of Misrule, who will locate what is useful in an international the place every little thing has a price.  
 

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