Have a Nice Night

James Hadley Chase

Verlag: Robert Hale Ltd, 1982
ISBN 10: 0709193971 / ISBN 13: 9780709193975
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1982. 176 pages. Ex-library. Maroon boards with black dust jacket. Ex-library edition with expected inserts, stamps and inscriptions. Tightly bound cream pages with light tanning and foxing to text block edge and endpapers. Ex Library book with usual stamps and slips on the pastedown and endpapers. Dust jacket is taped to boards, but boards appear bright with light edge wear beneath it. Moderate area of soiling to the bottom of the front board and dust jacket.Light lean to the spine. Dust jacket is lightly tanned with light edge wear underneath its protective plastic cover. The dust jacket is unclipped. Moderate area of loss to the bottom of the front DJ. Buchnummer des Verkäufers

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Inhaltsangabe: When Detective Tom Lepski shot down the runaway killer on his beat in Paradise City, he unleashed a chain of events that would involve two sets of criminals and a honeymoon couple in one of the most exciting nights any of them had seen for a long time. Wilbur Warrenton and his beautiful, grasping wife Maria are on their honeymoon in the luxurious Spanish Bay Hotel when their penthouse suite is the scene of a collision between a gang of jewel thieves intent on stealing the famous Warrenton diamonds and a gang of ransom-hungry Cubans - all determined to get exactly what they want - at any cost ...

Über den Autor: Born Rene Brabazon Raymond in London, the son of a British colonel in the Indian Army, James Hadley Chase was educated at King's School in Rochester, Kent, and left home at the age of 18. He initially worked in book sales until, inspired by the rise of gangster culture during the Depression and by reading James M. Cain's The Postman Always Rings Twice, he wrote his first novel, No Orchids for Miss Blandish. Despite the American setting of many of his novels, Chase (like Peter Cheyney, another hugely successful British noir writer) never lived there, writing with the aid of maps and a slang dictionary. He had phenomenal success with the novel, which continued unabated throughout his entire career, spanning 45 years and nearly 90 novels. His work was published in dozens of languages and over thirty titles were adapted for film. He served in the RAF during World War II, where he also edited the RAF Journal. In 1956 he moved to France with his wife and son; they later moved to Switzerland, where Chase lived until his death in 1985.

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Titel: Have a Nice Night
Verlag: Robert Hale Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: 1982
Einband: Hardcover
Zustand: Fair

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