As Dark As Christmas Gets [NOOK Book]

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“As Dark as Christmas Gets,” which features Chip Harrison and Leo Haig, was written for a pamphlet that served as Otto Penzler’s Christmas gift. Every year Otto commission’s a story from a writer of his acquaintance, with the sole requirement that the story be set in his establishment, The Mysterious Bookshop, and that it involve the crime or the threat of a crime. I wrote this one, and it was subsequently published in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine and collected in Enough Rope, my omnibus of short fiction.

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As Dark As Christmas Gets

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Overview

“As Dark as Christmas Gets,” which features Chip Harrison and Leo Haig, was written for a pamphlet that served as Otto Penzler’s Christmas gift. Every year Otto commission’s a story from a writer of his acquaintance, with the sole requirement that the story be set in his establishment, The Mysterious Bookshop, and that it involve the crime or the threat of a crime. I wrote this one, and it was subsequently published in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine and collected in Enough Rope, my omnibus of short fiction.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012857873
  • Publisher: Lawrence Block
  • Publication date: 7/8/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,058,636
  • File size: 27 KB

Meet the Author

Lawrence Block has been writing award-winning mystery and suspense fiction for half a century. His most recent novels are A DROP OF THE HARD STUFF, featuring Matthew Scudder, and GETTING OFF, starring a very naughty young woman. Several of his books have been filmed, although not terribly well. He's well known for his books for writers, including the classic TELLING LIES FOR FUN & PROFIT, and THE LIAR'S BIBLE. In addition to prose works, he has written episodic television (TILT!) and the Wong Kar-wai film, MY BLUEBERRY NIGHTS. He is a modest and humble fellow, although you would never guess as much from this biographical note.
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