Ben Fountain

Award-winning and bestselling author of Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

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Devil Makes Three by Ben Fountain

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A National Bestseller
An Editors’ Choice selection by the New York Times Book Review
One of Washington Post‘s 50 notable books of the year

“Tense scenes streak past us at the pace of a thriller even as they inspire us to consider larger questions: Does evil triumph mainly because the good guys lack the imagination to foresee how low the bad guys will go?” —Francine Prose, The New York Times

“A sprawling, fierce exploration of violence and corruption in the Caribbean… Readers of international thrillers should pounce.” Publishers Weekly

Devil Makes Three’s depiction of blood politics, the machinations of power, and a country in the midst of upheaval is urgently and insistently resonant. This new novel is sure to cement Ben Fountain’s reputation as one of the twenty-first century’s boldest and most perceptive writers.

Democracy, Rebellion, and Revolution

“It’s the boldest, bravest and most bracing book about politics that I have read this year.” —Bill Moyers

“Hilarious, scathing, brutally fair, and often chilling. Beautifully written joined up thinking.” —Sting

Beautiful Country Burn Again sits alongside Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72 and Joan Didion’s coverage of the 1988 presidential campaign as some of the best political writing of the past 50 years.” Rolling Stone

National Book Award Finalist Best Books of the Year
New York Times Bestseller
Now a Major Motion Picture

“Grand, intimate and joyous.”  Geoff Dyer, The New York Times

“It is intense, black-humor hilarious, haunting, and feels as if it was written during a prolonged and fruitful acid trip”  —Buzz Bissinger, author of Friday Night Lights, in Entertainment Weekly

Winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award
A National Bestseller

“…exceptional story collection…” New York Times Book Review

“In this first collection the author brings the virtuosity of Greene and le Carre to tales of foreign adventures.” Boston Globe

“Brilliant…” Seattle Times

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Devil Makes Three by Ben Fountain

Devil Makes Three

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