Westlake's other crime novels include The Hunter, The Seventh and Busy Body, all of which were made into major motion pictures. The Mercenaries, Westlake's fist novel, is a riveting New York gangster thriller with a narcotic twist. This tough mystery can be placed alongisde the best of Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler.
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Cly is a hit man. He organizes "accidents" for his boss Ed Ganolese. Trouble hits Ed when his pusher, Billy-Billy, gets himself hooked on drugs and goes on the run. But someone else is also looking for Billy-Billy, someone bigger than Ed and with more muscle.
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Book Description Penguin, Middlesex, England, 1970. Mass Market Paperback. First Penguin Edition. G+, Edgewear, small tear, crease, ink name, browning. Crime thriller. Author's first novel. Cover design by Paul May. Expanded condition report/scan on request. Bookseller Inventory # 026793
Book Description London. Penguin. 1970., 1970. First Penguin paperback. Book is in Very Good condition. Closed page edges lightly browning. Postage in the U.K. will be reduced to £1.70. Bookseller Inventory # 29278