Murderer's Holiday

NY: Vanguard, 1940. First. Hard Cover. First edition. Cloth, 304 pps. Whimsical novel of a wealthy young man who sets out to write a play about the underworld. He needs authenticity so he enlists the help of of a couple of bricks named "Conky" (so named for his habit of encasing his victims in concrete) and "Rider" (as in "we're gonna take you for a ride"). Add a girlfriend named Squidge and an invitation for all to a weekend at a country house----. Very good plus copy in original vintage dust jacket with a small chip upper portion of the spine and some wear at the front gutter fold. / Yes. Item #E5616B

Price: $48.50

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