The Mike Hammer Collection: v.1

The Mike Hammer Collection: v.1

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In Mickey Spillane's classic private eye novels, the action exploded in a bone-crunching catharsis. Men and women didn't make love - they collided. Tough guys who wished to drive home a message, used their fists. Tougher broads used guile. And no-one's morals were loftier than the gutter. No apologies. Little redemption. These novels rendered critics powerless, shocked intellectuals, inspired a new wave of pulp mayhem, and left the public hungry for more. 1, The Jury sees homicide's hottest anti-hero Mike Hammer investigating the brutal murder of a close friend, and fighting with a desire to exact a terrible form of revenge. In My Gun Is Quick, Spillane's quick-fisted hero hunts for the killer of a red-head who gets her kicks in all the wrong ways. Vengeance Is Mine! sees Hammer infiltrating the Mafia to investigate a series of mysterious killings of more

Product details

  • Paperback | 513 pages
  • 134.62 x 205.74 x 30.48mm | 317.51g
  • Penguin Books Australia
  • Signet
  • Hawthorn, Australia
  • English
  • 0451203526
  • 9780451203526
  • 211,072

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"Mickey Spillane is a master." - The New York Times "The living master of the hard-boiled mystery." - Detecting Menshow more

About Mickey Spillane

Mickey Spillane is a literary legend and his Mike Hammer novels are one of the most successful series in publishing history. His innovative, no-holds-barred, ultra-visceral explosion of sex and violence made Spillane one of the best-selling authors of all more

Table of contents

v. 1. I, the jury -- My gun is quick -- Vengeance is more

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