A Red Death

A Red Death

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'It has come to my attention, sir, that between August 1948 and September of 1952 you came into possession of at least three real estate properties. 'I have reviewed your tax records back to 1945 and you show no large income, in any year. This would suggest that you could not legally afford such expenditures...' When an income tax officer makes him an offer he can't refuse, Easy Rawlins is forced out of retirement and into the infiltration of his local church, the First African Baptist, and the surveillance of local radicals. The murderers strike and he becomes the prime suspect of the Los Angeles Police Department who lose no sleep over the fate of 'freelance' private eyes.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 129 x 198mm
  • Profile Books Ltd
  • Serpent's Tail
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Main
  • 185242236X
  • 9781852422363

About Walter Mosley

Walter Mosley is the author of over twenty critically acclaimed books and his work has been translated into twenty-one languages. His popular mystery series featuring Easy Rawlins began with Devil in a Blue Dress in 1990, which was later made into a film starring Denzel Washington. Born and raised in Los Angeles, he now lives in New York.
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?This novel is so hot, it burns the fingers with blistering dialogue and multi-coloured images? Evening Standard ?Mosley?s second novel confirms him as one of crime writing?s finds of the 1990s? Telegraph ?Mosley, with his unique talents, may well be in the process of creating a genre classic? Publishers Weekly
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4 47% (1,545)
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2 3% (86)
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