The Mysterious Bookshop

FitzGerald, Nigel - This Won't Hurt You

New York, Macmillan, 1960. First US edition. No one likes going to the dentist, but Larry Brereton's last visit really was unpleasant, for he was murdered. In the presence of two members of the Yard. When carbolic acid was substituted for novocain.  Kind of makes your visits not look so bad, no?  Lots of motives but little actual evidence. Wear to extremities. Pages browned with wear and chipping to DJ, which has a small open tear to the top spine. $15.00.


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