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A rope for Scudder

by Clay More

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Published by Linford in Leicester .
Written in English

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    Jake Scudder hauled Hank Lassiter from the jaws of death three times in twenty-four hours. Yet within a couple of days he had been found guilty of murder, sentenced to death and set en route to the penitentiary to be hanged. However, Scudder was given a chance for redemption - but it meant he would have to rescue the victim"s niece, and discover who had set him up.

    Edition Notes

    Originally published: London: Robert Hale, 2006.

    StatementClay More
    SeriesLinford western library, Linford western library
    The Physical Object
    Pagination234 pages (large print) ;
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26473330M
    ISBN 101846178932
    ISBN 109781846178931
    OCLC/WorldCa123798859

    Lawrence Block, Author William Morrow & Company $ (p) ISBN Lawrence Block (b. ) is the recipient of a Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America and an internationally renowned bestselling author. His prolific career spans over one hundred books, including four bestselling series as well as dozens of short stories, articles, and books on writing.

    Buy Enough Rope Reprint by Block, Lawrence (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(31). The camel's nose is a metaphor for a situation where the permitting of a small, seemingly innocuous act will open the door for larger, clearly undesirable actions. For example, Incrementalism. History. According to Geoffrey Nunberg, the image entered the English language in the middle of the 19th century. An early example is a fable printed in in which an Arab .

    Lawrence Block has been writing award-winning mystery and suspense fiction for half a century. His newest book, pitched by his Hollywood agent as "James M. Cain on Viagra," is The Girl with the Deep Blue Eyes. His other recent novels include The B. Take a look at the Walmart Books Best Sellers section. You'll find modern classics such as Game of Thrones or the Harry Potter books and books that are the basis for movies such as A Wrinkle in Time. This is a good place to start your search for your next book. Books for Every Age. Children should start to read early.


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Enough Rope has 3 Bernie Rhodenbarr stories, 5 Keller stories, 9 Matthew Scudder stories and 13 more. Between Bernie Rhodenbarr, Matt Scudder and the little attorney Keller there is a treasure trove of entertainment/5(39).

A Rope for Scudder and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. Share Read this book and over 1 million others with a Kindle Unlimited membership. Read with Kindle Unlimited Buy Used. $ + $ shipping. Used 5/5(3). +Important as Mathew Scudder and Bernie might be, it would be inaccurate to impute the author’s success solely to the existence of these characters, with each Lawrence Block novel striving to stand alone as a masterpiece in its own right.

One need only scrutinize the first book in Lawrence’s profile, that title that introduced him to the world. Get this from a library. A rope for Scudder. [Clay More] -- Jake Scudder hauled Hank Lassiter from the jaws of death three times in twenty-four hours. However not everyone was convinced of Scudder's worth.

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Series: Matthew Scudder Novels, Book Matthew Scudder knows that justice is an elusive commodity in the big city, where a harmless man can be shot dead in a public place criminals fly free through holes in a tattered legal system.

Author: Lawrence Block. Series: Matthew Scudder Novels, Book Matt Scudder is finally leading a comfortable. pages (large print) ; 19 cm Jake Scudder hauled Hank Lassiter from the jaws of death three times in twenty-four hours.

Yet within a couple of days he had been found guilty of murder, sentenced to death and set en route to the penitentiary to be :   Enough Rope, a collection of superb stories, establishes the extraordinary skill, power, and versatility of contemporary Grand Master Lawrence Block.

Block's beloved series characters are on hand, including ex-cop Matt Scudder, bookselling burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr, and the disarming duo of Chip Harrison and Leo Haig/5. Enough Rope, a collection of superb stories, establishes the extraordinary skill, power, and versatility of contemporary Grand Master Lawrence Block.

Block's beloved series characters are on hand, including ex-cop Matt Scudder, bookselling burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr, and the disarming duo of Chip Harrison and Leo Haig.4/4(7).

Enough Rope, a collection of superb stories, establishes the extraordinary skill, power, and versatility of contemporary Grand Master Lawrence Block. Block's beloved series characters are on hand, including ex-cop Matt Scudder, bookselling burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr, and the disarming duo of Chip Harrison and Leo Haig.5/5(4).

Each Matthew Scudder book offers a different sub-genre to the crime/hardboiled category of fiction. This makes each entry fresh, unique, and at times surprising.

With Hope to Die, Scudder encounters a deranged, over-the-top serial killer who leaves/5. it good. What escaped my notice, however, up until ENOUGH ROPE crossed the threshold, is that Block is a prodigious writer of short fiction as well.

And the man is an absolute marvel. ENOUGH ROPE is, in Block's own words, a doorstop of a book, almost pages worth of stories gathered from his past, present, and future. Enough Rope, a collection of superb stories, establishes the extraordinary skill, power, and versatility of contemporary Grand Master Lawrence 's beloved series characters are on hand, including ex-cop Matt Scudder, bookselling burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr, and the disarming duo of Chip.

King pinpoints why the nine-book Scudder series (A Dance at the Slaughterhouse,etc.) is among mystery's most popular and finest: "The absence of cats," i.e., "tricks." As King says, Scudder is a "pure" detective who "is real because his milieu is real.".

Lawrence Block (born J ) is an American crime writer best known for two long-running New York–set series about the recovering alcoholic P.I. Matthew Scudder and the gentleman burglar Bernie was named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of Born: J (age 81), Buffalo, New York.

Custom cabinets for home or office built and installed by upstate New York fine woodwork craftsman Adam Scudder. Lawrence Block is an American novelist of crime fiction. Block is a very prolific author, best known for his series featuring private investigator Matthew Scudder and one featuring Bernie Rhodenbarr among other series.

He has also published novels under the pen names Chip Harrison, Paul Kavanagh, Lee Duncan, Sheldon Lord and others. Enough Rope, a collection of superb stories, establishes the extraordinary skill, power, and versatility of contemporary Grand Master Lawrence Block. Block's beloved series characters are on hand, including ex-cop Matt Scudder, bookselling burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr, and the disarming duo of Chip Harrison and Leo Haig/5(2).

Matt Scudder Created by Lawrence Block () girlfriend's a hooker, and his best buddy is a career criminal and multiple murderer. And he does weird things: In one book he clears his client of a murder the man really did commit, then frames him for one he didn't have anything to do with.

"The Night and the Music" (, Enough Rope. Enough Rope, a collection of superb stories, establishes the extraordinary skill, power, and versatility of contemporary Grand Master Lawrence Block. Block's beloved series characters are on hand, including ex-cop Matt Scudder, bookselling burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr, and the disarming duo of Chip Harrison and Leo Haig.

Enough Rope, book by Lawrence Block. This is a big, fat book full of short stories that have not been previously published. I have read almost all of Blocks books and I like the way he writes and his sometimes "off the wall" plots.

It is handy to have it on the shelf and, when things get slow, read one or two of the short stories.5/5(1)."'Enough Rope', a collection of superb stories,establishes the extraorindary skill, power, and versatility of contemproary Grand Master Lawrence Block. Block's beloved series characters are on hand, including ex-cop Matt scudder, bookselling burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr, and the disarming duo of Chip.The newcomers include two Keller stories (one excerpted from the novel Hit List, ), two cases from Scudder's distant past, a typically lightweight Ehrengraf entry, half a dozen new stories—none of them remarkable, but all with the professional snap of Block's best work—and the author's very first story, showing that if in he hadn't.