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Death by Sheer Torture by Robert Barnard - Signed First Edition - 1982 - from Bookmarc's (SKU: ec51886)

Death by Sheer Torture

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Death by Sheer Torture

by Robert Barnard

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Very Good/Very Good
ISBN 10
0684174375
ISBN 13
9780684174372
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1982. CD2 - A first US edition hardcover book SIGNED by author on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some scattered wrinkling, scratches, and rubbing, moderate tanning, and light shelf wear. Book has some bumped corners, "Death by" on the title page marked out by the author, tanning and light shelf wear. Written in the witty, tongue-in-cheek style for which Robert Barnard is so well known, Death by Sheer Torture will add a further dimension to this Edgar nominee's already stunning reputation. 8.5"x6", 186 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Robert Barnard was an English crime writer, critic and lecturer. In addition to over 40 books published under his own name, he also published four books under the pseudonym Bernard Bastable. His first crime novel, Death of an Old Goat, was published in 1974. The novel was written while he was a lecturer at University of Tromsø in Norway. He went on to write more than 40 other books and numerous short stories. As "Bernard Bastable", he published two standalone novels and two alternate history books, featuring Wolfgang Mozart - who had here survived to old age - as a detective. Barnard was awarded the Cartier Diamond Dagger in 2003 by the Crime Writers Association for a lifetime of achievement. He said that his favourite crime writer was Agatha Christie. In 1980 he published a critique of her work titled A Talent to Deceive: An Appreciation of Agatha Christie. . Signed by Author. First US Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller Inventory #
ec51886
Title
Death by Sheer Torture
Author
Robert Barnard
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
First US Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0684174375
ISBN 13
9780684174372
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1982
Keywords
FICTION MYSTERY DETECTIVE
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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