This is the third novel by Mystery Grand Master Donald E. Westlake. This book has black humor and violent events in equal measure. The main character, Ray, has just left the United States Air Force and while returning to his hometown with his father, they are attacked. Ray loses both his father, one of this eyes and some of the mobility in his leg. But that doesn't stop him on his corpse-filled ride for revenge. If you want a violent and funny novel this one is a great choice.
When a mobster murders his father and causes the loss of his own eye, Ray Kelly, bent on revenge, sets out to even the score, no matter what the cost.