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The Big Fix

3.38  ·  Rating Details ·  13 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
On the night Irish Tommy Cork's murder was planned, nothing very much out of the ordinary happened. Tommy was in the ring, taking a pasting — as usual. Back to the ropes, almost sitting on the second strand, Tommy crouched, gloved hands up in front of his face like a leather fence.

He was fighting a strong youngster who was now whaling away with both hands in a moment of w
Mass Market Paperback, 160 pages
Published February 1960 by Pyramid Books (first published 1960)
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Carla Remy
I am not a fan of boxing, but I guess I find reading about it fine (much like murder). From 1960, this is well-written and surprisingly non-pulpy (there are two female characters, and neither are hot or evil). Mature and non-formulaic. But it felt very long, and so made me impatient.
Apr 12, 2013 Velvetink rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction, sports, pulp
One of his best boxing novels, with an odd segue on woman writers.

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Ed Lacy was the pseudonymn of Leonard (Len) S Zinberg, who was born in New York City on 25 August 1925. After his mother and father had divorced and his mother remarried, he spent his early years living in relative affluence in the outskirts of Harlem.

During the late 1920s, he attended the College of the City of New York and then, in the 1930s he travelled throughout the United States where he had
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