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  • DEATH IS A LONELY BUSINESS. by Bradbury, Ray.
    Bradbury, Ray.
    DEATH IS A LONELY BUSINESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. dj. Hardcover first edition - Bradbury's first detective novel, and his first fiction book to be published in twenty years - a tribute to the hard-boiled detective novels of Chandler and Hammett and a loving evocation of Venice in 1949, as the amusement pier is being torn down. From the dust jacket, "In one of the lion cages that lie submerged in the canal, a body is found; down the block, in a cheerful flophouse, another. Across town an aged lady who once sold canaries is dead too, and so is the three-hundred pound diva Fannie Florianna . . .". 278 pp. ISBN: 0-394547020.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 57458
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  • UNPUNISHED: A Mystery. by Gilman, Charlotte Perkins (1860-1935); Catherine Golden and Denise D Knight, editors.
    Gilman, Charlotte Perkins (1860-1935); Catherine Golden and Denise D Knight, editors.
    UNPUNISHED: A Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Feminist Press at The City University of New York, (1997) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery by this author best known for her feminist novels, like "Herland" and "The Yellow Wall-paper." Her last completed work of fiction, this was written in the 1920s but never previously published. Edited and with an introduction by Catherine Golden and Denise D Knight. Notes, afterword, bibliography. 244 pp. ISBN: 1558611703.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 63391
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