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Author Ellin, Stanley.

Title The specialty of the house and other stories : the complete mystery tales, 1948-1978 / Stanley Ellin.

Publication Info. New York : Mysterious Press, 1979.


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Basement Materials  ELLIN, STANLEY    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xv, 557 pages ; 24 cm
Contents The specialty of the house -- The cat's paw -- Death on Christmas Eve -- The orderly world of Mr. Appleby -- Fool's mate -- The best of everything -- The betrayers -- The house party -- The moment of decision -- Broker's special -- The Blessington method -- The faith of Aaron Menefee -- You can't be a little girl all your life -- Robert -- Unreasonable doubt -- The day of the bullet -- Beidenbauer's flea -- The seven deadly virtues -- The nine-to-five man -- The question -- The crime of Ezechiele Coen -- The great persuader -- The day the thaw came to 127 -- Death of an old-fashioned girl -- The twelfth statue -- The last bottle in the world -- Coin of the realm -- Kindly dig your grave -- The payoff -- The other side of the wall -- The corruption of Officer Avakadian -- A corner of Paradise -- Generation gap -- The family circle -- Reasons unknown.
Subject Detective and mystery stories, American.
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