Shame the Devil is a 2000 crime novel written by George Pelecanos. It is set in Washington DC and focuses on a botched robbery and its consequences. It is the last of four books comprising the D.C. Quartet. The other books in this series are The Big Blowdown, King Suckerman, and The Sweet Forever.
Books: The Books Interview: Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil ; in the US, Helen Simpson Would Be a Literary Star, Not a Mum Who Also Writes Stories. Dina Rabinovitch Meets a Hidden Treasure of British Fiction
Sep 30, 2000; Male novelist slips anchor to New York, leaving in his wake a trail of brave "I'm going to call a spade a spade" comments, and...