Criminal lawyer and bestselling mystery author Erle Stanley Gardner wrote nearly 150 novels that have sold 300 million copies worldwide. Now, the American Bar Association is bringing back his most famous and enduring novelsfeaturing criminal defense lawyer and sleuth Perry Masonin striking trade paperback editions.
By all appearances, wealthy businessman Hartley Bassett has killed himself. But Bassett was in his fair share of trouble at the time of his death, and the case gets complicated by corpses with bloodshot glass eyes clutched in their hands. With too many suspects and too many lies, it takes all the resources of Mason, his invaluable secretary Della Street, and clever detective Paul Drake to piece together this fatal family puzzle.
About the Author
Erle Stanley Gardner (1889-1970) was a prolific American author best known for his Perry Mason novels, which sold twenty thousand copies a day in the mid-1950s. There have been six motion pictures based on his work and the hugely popular Perry Mason television series starring Raymond Burr, which aired for nine years.