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The simple art of murder

Author: Raymond Chandler
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1988, ©1950.
Series: Vintage crime
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage Books edView all editions and formats
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An essay on detective fiction accompanies eight stories about a politician's murder, a hotel detective, missing pearls, and gangsters.
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Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Chandler
ISBN: 0394757653 9780394757650
OCLC Number: 17506654
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1950.
Description: 377 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The simple art of murder: an essay --
Spanish blood --
I'll be waiting --
the king in yellow --
Pearls are a nuisance --
Pickup on Noon Street --
Smart-aleck kill --
Guns at Cyrano's --
Nevada gas.
Series Title: Vintage crime
Responsibility: Raymond Chandler.
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An essay on detective fiction accompanies eight stories about a politician's murder, a hotel detective, missing pearls, and gangsters.

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