The Twenty-Year Death

By: Winter, Ariel

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THERE'S NEVER BEEN A BOOK LIKE
THE TWENTY-YEAR DEATH
A breathtaking first novel written in the form of three separate crime novels, each set in a different decade and penned in the style of a different giant of the mystery genre.
1931--
The body found in the gutter in France led the police inspector to the dead man's beautiful daughter--and to her hot-tempered American husband.
1941--
A hardboiled private eye hired to keep a movie studio's leading lady happy uncovers the truth behind the brutal slaying of a Hollywood starlet.
1951--
A desperate man pursuing his last chance at redemption finds himself with blood on his hands and the police on his trail...
Three complete novels that, taken together, tell a single epic story, about an author whose life is shattered when violence and tragedy consume the people closest to him. It is an ingenious and emotionally powerful debut performance from literary detective and former bookseller Ariel S. Winter, one that establishes this talented newcomer as a storyteller of the highest caliber.

Title: The Twenty-Year Death

Author Name: Winter, Ariel

Categories: Crime Fiction,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, Hard Case Crime Book/Titan Books: 2012

ISBN Number: 0857685813

ISBN Number 13: 9780857685810

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: fine Jacket

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0001319

Description: 670pp. 8vo. Signed on the title page by author. Takes the form of three complete novels that, taken together, tell a single epic story (in the writing styles of Georges Simenon, Raymond Chandler, and Jim Thompson). Slightest push to spine heel, tight, unread, unmarked, clean, Brodart protected.