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The Glass Key, Paperback / softback Book

The Glass Key Paperback / softback

Part of the Murder Room series

Paperback / softback

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Corruption, murder, beauty and innocence . . . 'Great crime fiction started with Hammett' James Ellroy'Not just the first of the tough school of crime-writing but the best' THE TIMESNed Beaumont is a tall, thin, moustache-wearing, TB-ridden, drinking, gambling, hanger-on to the political boss of a corrupt Eastern city. Nevertheless, like every Hammett hero (and like Hammett himself), he has an unbreakable, if idiosyncratic, moral code.

Ned's boss wants to better himself with a thoroughbred senator's daughter; but does he want it badly enough to commit murder?

If he's innocent, who wants him in the frame? Beaumont must find out.

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