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Informationen zum Autor Margaret Millar (1915-1994) was the author of 27 books and a masterful pioneer of psychological mysteries and thrillers. Born in Kitchener! Ontario! she spent most of her life in Santa Barbara! California! with her husband Ken Millar! who is better known by his nom de plume of Ross Macdonald. Her 1956 novel Beast in View won the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Novel. In 1965 Millar was the recipient of the Los Angeles Times Woman of the Year Award and in 1983 the Mystery Writers of America awarded her the Grand Master Award for Lifetime Achievement. Millar's cutting wit and superb plotting have left her an enduring legacy as one of the most important crime writers of both her own and subsequent generations. Klappentext FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General Zusammenfassung On a snowbound night near a small Michigan town! Virginia Barkeley is discovered staggering around! covered in blood and blind drunk. Nearby! wealthy lothario Claude Margolis is found dead! stabbed several times in the neck. The case seems open and shut. Even Virginia thinks she probably committed the crime! although she cannot for the life of her think why. In this classic noir tale of blurred guilt and flawed innocence! a cynical lawyer uncovers the desperate lives of a group connected only by a gruesome murder.

Vorwort
A rediscovered classic of American noir from one of crime writing's greatest talents

Autorentext
Margaret Millar (1915-1994) was the author of 27 books and a masterful pioneer of psychological mysteries and thrillers. Born in Kitchener, Ontario, she spent most of her life in Santa Barbara, California, with her husband Ken Millar, who is better known by his nom de plume of Ross Macdonald. Her 1956 novel Beast in View won the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Novel. In 1965 Millar was the recipient of the Los Angeles Times Woman of the Year Award and in 1983 the Mystery Writers of America awarded her the Grand Master Award for Lifetime Achievement. Millar's cutting wit and superb plotting have left her an enduring legacy as one of the most important crime writers of both her own and subsequent generations.

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On a snowbound night near a small Michigan town, Virginia Barkeley is discovered staggering around, covered in blood and blind drunk. Nearby, wealthy lothario Claude Margolis is found dead, stabbed several times in the neck. The case seems open and shut. Even Virginia thinks she probably committed the crime, although she cannot for the life of her think why.
In this classic noir tale of blurred guilt and flawed innocence, a cynical lawyer uncovers the desperate lives of a group connected only by a gruesome murder.

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Produktinformationen

Titel
Vanish in an Instant
Autor
EAN
9781782274797
ISBN
1782274790
Format
Poche format B
Hersteller
Pushkin Press
Herausgeber
Pushkin Press
Genre
Krimis, Thriller & Horror
Veröffentlichung
15.10.2018
Anzahl Seiten
256
Gewicht
182g
Größe
H192mm x B135mm x T17mm
Jahr
2018
Untertitel
Englisch
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