Blood on Snow
About this deal
It is stated, that the liquor deposits a sediment; and that the question is not answered, whether that sediment is of an animal or vegetable nature.
It is suggested that the colour is derived from the soil on which the snow falls: in this case, no red snow can have been seen on the ice. It was like a dammed-up stream, and she knew that there was only a tiny difference between bathing and drowning someone in love. When Ross published his account of the voyage in 1818, it contained a botanical appendix by Robert Brown.The story echoes many sources, for example mob films, Spaghetti Westerns, hard-boiled crime and social melodrama.
The carotenoid pigment absorbs heat and as a result it deepens the sun cups, and accelerates the melting rate of glaciers and snowbanks.
Which is kind of stupid if you’re going to sell drugs or collect debts – that ought to be pretty obvious.
it’s one of the contributing factors in making the best passages in this novel truly wonderful literature. It’s both a tribute to the simple, hard-boiled narrative style from the old days, but there are also parallels with Quentin Tarantino films.The job was done, so why would a man like him trouble himself with that sort of thing when what he was paying for was to have fewer problems?