Title: The Avon Book of Detective and Crime Stories
Editor: John Rhode
Cover artist: NA
Yours for: $10
Best things about this cover:
- The font? Maybe? Also pink. Pink is nice.
- This old Avon has held up *really* well. I love a good old paperback that's beat-as-f*ck but still perfectly solid and tight. You could read this a hundred times and it would just get more broken in.
- This is a classic detection bonanza right here. Not really my cup, but a pretty sweet collection nonetheless.
Best things about this back cover:
- Shakespeare likes mysteries and also the US Armed Forces. Heed Shakespeare's plea, y'all.
- You can store paperbacks in such things as "clothing" or those new-fangled contraptions, "bags."
Page 123~ (from "A Shot in the Night" by The Baroness Orczy)
My experience is that in all emotions and all weaknesses, in all virtues and in all vices, women invariably outdo the men.
But this is beside the point.
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