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DIRTY TRICKS.

Dibdin, Michael.

ISBN 10: 0571162169 / ISBN 13: 9780571162161
Published by FABER. LONDON 1991, 1991
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Fine in a Nf. dj. (Spots of rubbing at crest of spine on dj. A few short edge nicks & attendant creasing at edges of dj.). Bookseller Inventory # 7396

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Title: DIRTY TRICKS.

Publisher: FABER. LONDON 1991

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition.

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A teacher of English as a foreign language moves to Oxford after several years abroad. His adulterous affair with a friend's wife leads first to the murder of the friend, then to the murder of the wife, and finally to the murder of his boss. By the author of "Vendetta" and "Ratking".

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A comedy of manners, a mystery thriller, and a sardonic satire whose deliciously unscrupulous narrator claims that everything he did regarding his victims was "market-led," Dirty Tricks is pure entertainment from one of the most inventive writers around.
When the nameless narrator embarks upon an affair with Karen, a seemingly vapid P.E. teacher married to a boring accountant, he does not know her fetish is for adultery while her husband is in the room or loitering nearby. But once he finds out, he doesn't care. He has been abroad for twenty years, and since his return to merry old England he's been startlingly uninhibited by morals or a conscience. Which is not only why he eventually gets involved with blackmail, a kidnapping, and two murders, but also how, with hilariously syllogistic logic, he's able to justify his role in all of it.

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