Axe - Ed McBain Reviews
Description:ISBN 0330244108 / Genre: Crime / Thriller / Author: Ed McBain / Edition: New Ed / Paperback / 141 Pages / Book is published 1975-06-20 by ... more
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Ed McBain Axe
Pages: 141, Edition: New edition, Paperback, Pan Books
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by - written on 09/03/12 (Very useful, 18 readings)
Axe is one of the shorter 87th Precint novels and another of the earlier entries in the extensive series written by the late, great Ed Mc Bain; a pseudonym for Evan Hunter. It begins with Steve Carella and Cotton Hawes attending the crime scene of a man killed in the basement of the apartment building he worked in; his head caved in with an axe. Investigation into his background reveals he used to organise an illegal craps game but this is the only lead the Detectives have to work on and even with the aid of stool pigeon and 87th Precint regular Danny Gimp, everything they discover seems to lead them further down a dead-end alley. With time running out, can ... Read the complete review
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