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By Stanley Ellin

A younger drug runner will get revenge on against the law syndicate during this novel of deception and foreign double crosses from an Edgar Award–winning author.

by the point David Hanna Shaw is shuttled off to an Ivy League university via his preoccupied mom, the intense younger linguist is already fluent in a part dozen languages. He’s additionally a brief learn in overseas swindling, deceit, drug smuggling, and foreign money profiteering. That’s what comes from having been dragged throughout each eu capital by way of a mendacious diplomat father. Then, sooner or later, innately unsettled and concerned, David all of sudden disappears from campus.

ultimately on his personal and dwelling just for himself, David heads again to Europe, the place he turns into a qualified drifter, taking up strange jobs as every thing from a brothel handyman in Paris to an occasional courier for a cadre of smugglers in Amsterdam. Swayed via the money, and a gorgeous new lover, David has came across his niche—only to be betrayed via his syndicate bosses and left for lifeless. Now, David’s basically suggestions are of revenge.

yet for a sensible guy like David, homicide is just too universal. The payback he has deliberate is an tricky video game of deception, a number of identities, and mental torture as inventive because it is dishonest. And it may be. in the end, David has been taught through a master.

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By Stanley Ellin

A younger drug runner will get revenge on against the law syndicate during this novel of deception and foreign double crosses from an Edgar Award–winning author.

by the point David Hanna Shaw is shuttled off to an Ivy League university via his preoccupied mom, the intense younger linguist is already fluent in a part dozen languages. He’s additionally a brief learn in overseas swindling, deceit, drug smuggling, and foreign money profiteering. That’s what comes from having been dragged throughout each eu capital by way of a mendacious diplomat father. Then, sooner or later, innately unsettled and concerned, David all of sudden disappears from campus.

ultimately on his personal and dwelling just for himself, David heads again to Europe, the place he turns into a qualified drifter, taking up strange jobs as every thing from a brothel handyman in Paris to an occasional courier for a cadre of smugglers in Amsterdam. Swayed via the money, and a gorgeous new lover, David has came across his niche—only to be betrayed via his syndicate bosses and left for lifeless. Now, David’s basically suggestions are of revenge.

yet for a sensible guy like David, homicide is just too universal. The payback he has deliberate is an tricky video game of deception, a number of identities, and mental torture as inventive because it is dishonest. And it may be. in the end, David has been taught through a master.

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All right, I promise there won’t be any more faces like that. Meanwhile, how about rounding out the family picture with a wedding? ” Anneke shook her head violently. “I don’t want us to be tied to each other by a foolish piece of paper. ” “Ach, de jongelui,” I said in a fair imitation of her imitation of Hendrick Spranger. Lovely, mindless, sun-filled days in Naples. On Capri’s cut-rate waterfront. In Split. In Dubrovnik. Lovely nights too, for that matter. The crisis was over, the baby well settled into place beneath that still-flat belly, and Anneke glowed with its presence.

There’s a street fair over on rue Haute. ” There was a street fair on rue Haute, block after block of it, and it didn’t take long to see why Kees liked street fairs. Sausages, black and white, beer by the pint to wash them down, slabs of rich cake, he passed nothing by. “That American venture,” he confided with his mouth full, “went badly. A disaster. We finally moved into New York and then found ourselves up against the brotherhood that claimed a monopoly on the trade. ” — he snapped his fingers — “like that, the Marseille connection was gone too.

With my Anneke, well, since she was what my life was about, since she — partner, friend, admirer, lover — was what made sense out of chaos, it was something to think about. ” And that, as Anneke understood, was where the discussion ended. Until Rome. ” A conversation stopper if ever there was one. ” I asked. “I’m two weeks overdue. ” “You think the pill let you down? ” She looked ready to cry. “But I haven’t been taking the pill. And I never told you I stopped taking it. ” “All right, so maybe you’re pregnant.

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