CONDITION Very Good
A NOVEL by Stanley Ellin
PUBLICATION Jonathan Cape
Jacketed Hard Cover ISBN 9781405034432 [£10]
Detective Johnny Milano is Quist's unequivocal choice to prevent the murder. He apparently unaware that Milano's relationship with his beautiful actress wife, Sharon Bauer, well exceeded the professional when she engaged his services in England. Quist is prepared to pay $20,000 for just two days of the detective's celebrated security.
As the hour of the murder draws nearer, Stanley Ellin's taut, subtly intricate and, as always, elegantly constructed thriller builds to a deliciously shocking conclusion.