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The Right Madness. James Crumley

James Crumley

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ISBN : 9780007130801
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289 pages
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Another hardboiled white knuckle ride from the author of The Final Country, winner of the CWA Silver Dagger Award 2002The last gig almost killed me, partner, I said. I didnt shit right or sleep through the night for months. . . CW Sughrue, exMoreAnother hardboiled white knuckle ride from the author of The Final Country, winner of the CWA Silver Dagger Award 2002The last gig almost killed me, partner, I said. I didnt shit right or sleep through the night for months. . . CW Sughrue, ex hippie, heavy drinker and recovering gunshot victim thought he knew better than to do any more work for his buddy, Dr Will Mackindrick, but when someone breaks into Macs office in Montana and copies tapes of confidential psychoanalysis hes convinced its the work of one of his patients. He needs the help of a private investigator he can trust and with Sughrues wife having just left town, he could probably fall back into bad habits, especially with a USD30,000 sweetener upfront. Sughrues soon cursing himself for not having listened to his instincts. His first day on the job offers an unconventional mode of introduction: the wife of Professor Ritter, one of Macs patients, hurtles towards him with a noose round her neck. Mrs Ritter didnt have the vaguest idea how to hang herself. Too much slack in the rope. . . But it was enough for her to die, and its pretty certain she wouldnt be the last. With six other patients including a wa