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8 edition of The Crack in the Teacup found in the catalog.

The Crack in the Teacup

Michael Gilbert

The Crack in the Teacup

  • 194 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Carroll & Graf Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime & mystery,
  • Modern fiction,
  • Mystery and detective stories,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Mystery & Detective - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8175760M
    ISBN 10088184988X
    ISBN 109780881849882
    OCLC/WorldCa28237924

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I can tell it was meant to be funny, but for me, it was completely irritating, and impossible to understand with that cursed dialogue filled with slang Dysart uses! Selina, Mrs. Other memorable characters around which Gilbert built stories included Calder and Behrens. He will mold us and make us, so that we may be made into a flawless piece of work to fulfill His good, pleasing, and perfect will.

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And along the way, The Crack in the Teacup turns into a sort of genteel British counterpart to Dashiell Hammett's Red Harvest, but with much less bloodshed, as Gilbert presents a compelling picture of the way that a society that can be ruined by corruption. After difficulties in raising capital, Mortenson was introduced to Jean Hoernia Silicon Valley pioneer who donated the money that Mortenson needed for his school.

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Generally regarded as 'one of the elder statesmen of the British crime writing fraternity', he was a founder-member of the British Crime Writers' Association and in he was named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America, before receiving the Lifetime 'Anthony' Achievement award at the Boucheron in London.

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