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Lippy Sullivan was a loser and a pickpocket whose one claim to fame as an acquaintanceship with Mike Hammer. Was that reason enough for someone to gag, torture and kill him?show more

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  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 106.68 x 175.26 x 17.78mm | 113.4g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0552960020
  • 9780552960021

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"Don't mind the garbage smell. It's a dirty business" namely - the murder of a harmless little guy and the six day detente before a bacteriacidal plague will make survival zero. . . . It's the same story (Spillane has worked it up before), the same "goons" with different names and "broads" with less clothes, the same Mike Hammer whose "secondary impulses take over immediately," and the same readership - a territorial imperative of sorts. (Kirkus Reviews)show more