About Jim Thompson
An American author and screenwriter of pulp crime fiction, he is best known for titles such as The Killer Inside Me and Savage Night. He became posthumously known for his Black Lizard crime novel series.
Jim Thompson Before Fame
Before becoming a writer, he worked as an oil field laborer and began an unsuccessful independent oil drilling operation.
Achievement of Jim Thompson
He was influenced by the work of Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
Jim Thompson Family Life
With his wife, Alberta Hesse, he had three children.
Associations of Jim Thompson
He wrote the screenplay for the Stanley Kubrick film, The Killing.
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