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The Brass Go-Between (Philip St. Ives #1)
Asked to deliver a quarter of a million dollars to whomever has stolen a prized African shield from a Washington museum, Philip St. Ives soon finds himself involved in a dangerous game. Reprint. PW.
Paperback, 256 pages
Published May 1st 1987 by HarperCollins Publishers
(first published 1969)
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I wonder what readers thought when the first Oliver Bleeck novel showed up. If they had read any of Ross Thomas's earlier novels, especially THE SEERSUCKER WHIPSAW, would they have said, hey, this is Ross Thomas? The themes, political observations, and cynical asides are of a piece with Ross Thomas. When Ruth Rendell writes as Barbara Vine the same darkness is there but it has a smaller focus: Vine writes novels about psychology, Rendell novels of crime and society. THE BRASS GO-BETWEEN introduc ...more
(Audible) It's hard for me to resist Ross Thomas. I've liked these books since I first read them 20 years ago! There's snappy dialog - and always more trouble coming down the street and in the door! This is the perfect kind of book for a good audible experience.
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