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Violent Ward
     

Violent Ward

by Len Deighton
 

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Criminal lawyer Mickey Murphy may be the last sane man in L.A., but when savvy entrepreneur Zach Petrovitch takes over Murphy’s law firm, Mickey’s up to his ears in a very messy multimillion-dollar deal. From a body-snatching scheme to breakfast at the Polo Lounge... from the après-ski streets of Aspen to mayhem on Mulholland Drive, Mickey’s suddenly carrying a torch

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Criminal lawyer Mickey Murphy may be the last sane man in L.A., but when savvy entrepreneur Zach Petrovitch takes over Murphy’s law firm, Mickey’s up to his ears in a very messy multimillion-dollar deal. From a body-snatching scheme to breakfast at the Polo Lounge... from the après-ski streets of Aspen to mayhem on Mulholland Drive, Mickey’s suddenly carrying a torch for a seductive childhood sweetheart, set up to take the rap for murder, and swept into the sort of insanity that could easily cost a guy his life.

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‘Deighton’s ear for dialogue and eye for lunatic-California are perfect’Sunday Express‘A blistering read… The guessing game continues to the final page’Time Out‘Crime at its most entertaining, filled with lively dialogue’Sunday Telegraph‘Superbly edgy. Entertaining, full of good one-liners’Sunday Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061091957
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
09/28/1994
Pages:
359
Product dimensions:
4.15(w) x 6.78(h) x 1.02(d)

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Born in London, he served in the RAF before graduating from the Royal College of Art (which recently elected him a Senior Fellow). While in New York City working as a magazine illustrator he began writing his first novel, The Ipcress File, which was published in 1962. He is now the author of more than thirty books of fiction and non-fiction. At present living in Europe, he has, over the years, lived with his family in ten different countries from Austria to Portugal.

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