Blast From The Past …
Even Barney Panofsky’s friends tend to agree that he is ‘a wife-abuser, an intellectual fraud, a purveyor of pap, a drunk with a penchant for violence and probably a murderer’. An intelligent and funny read. Barney’s Version by Mordecai Richler
The story of a Jewish family in London on the eve of the Second World War,The Aggravations of Minnie Ashe is peopled with the zaniest cast of characters you’re likely to find anywhere:
Hailed by critics on its original appearance as one of the funniest novels in years,The Aggravations of Minnie Ashe (1970) recently returned to print for the first time in more than 40 years in this edition, which includes a new introduction by Séamas Duffy. The Aggravations of Minnie Ashe by Cyril Kersh
He had a monkey on his back –
and a dead woman in his bed !
Recipient of the Mystery Writers of America’s Grand Master Award.
Ed McBain’s first ever crime novel – and this is its first appearance in print in more than half a century. So Nude, So Dead by Ed McBain
The Awkward Age
The Teller & The Tale
Beyond the Balfour
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