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--the Girl Would stop at Nothing for Thrills
Great early Block sleaze about swinging sexpot.
Kindle Edition, 131 pages
Published (first published 1960)
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Steven
Another early Lawrence Block book. In the Afterword for the re-issued ebook version he writes that this was one of the last Sheldon Lord books he wrote. Compared to his earliest books the quality of writing of this one is much higher. Fascinating to read these early books by Block and to see his style develop and the writing get better and better.

This one is interesting also because a bunch of page extending techniques are on display to stretch out what is otherwise a novella. For example, there
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Jul 08, 2016 Ralph Carlson rated it really liked it
Real author is Lawrence Block. Not only is this one of Block's "soft porn" novels he wrote in the sixties, but it is also a very good thriller and noir type novel.
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A pseudonym used by Donald E. Westlake and Lawrence Block.

Books positively identified as Westlake's or Block's will also have their name in the author field.
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