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While writing The Joy of Killing, my first work of fiction, I couldn’t help but watch some scenes play out on a screen. The fifty-five year-old narrator drives the story of reconstructing his life of trauma and violence, and I thought first of Sam Elliot, but I think he’s done a few too many pick-up ads. William Hurt would be perfect; he’s a little over 55, but he could well manage, both visually and vocally, the narrator’s uncertainty about the truth of his life along with his determination to sort it out. Ed Norton...[read on]Visit Harry MacLean's website.
My Book, The Movie: The Joy of Killing.