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The dark fantastic

Author: Stanley Ellin
Publisher: New York : Mysterious Press, [1983] ©1983
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Charles Witter Kirwas is sick. He is dying and he knows it. His great pride is the old mansion, now crumbling, in which he lives. He would do anything, to preserve it. He owns the apartment house next door; his great hatred is for the tenants who inhabit it. He decides to blow himself up in the apartment building to take the hated tenants along with him. A private detective falls in love with one of the apartment  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Ellin
ISBN: 0892960590 9780892960590 0892960604 9780892960606
OCLC Number: 9617413
Description: 309 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Stanley Ellin.

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Charles Witter Kirwas is sick. He is dying and he knows it. His great pride is the old mansion, now crumbling, in which he lives. He would do anything, to preserve it. He owns the apartment house next door; his great hatred is for the tenants who inhabit it. He decides to blow himself up in the apartment building to take the hated tenants along with him. A private detective falls in love with one of the apartment tenants while investigating a complex case set in New York's art world.

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