After Dark, My Sweet (novel)

After Dark, My Sweet is a 1955 American crime novel by Jim Thompson.[1]

After Dark, My Sweet
First edition
AuthorJim Thompson
CountryUnited States
GenreCrime fiction
PublisherLion Books
Publication date


William Collins is a former boxer with a deadly accident in his past. Collins has broken out of his fourth mental hospital and met a con man and a beautiful woman, whose plans for him include murder and kidnapping.

Film adaptation

The novel was adapted into a film of the same name in 1990.[2]


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