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For Alyce Martha
An Introduction by the Author
CHARLIE, who waddles and struts and gloats his way through the stories in this collection, is a characte……
WHEN I TURNED THE CORNER I saw Leonard Ross going into Myerson’s office ahead of me. By the time I reached the door I heard Ross say, “……
BY THE END OF THE AFTERNOON I had seen three of them check in at the reception desk and I knew one of them had come to kill me bu……
I ALWAYS MISTRUST Myerson but never more so than on those occasions when he pulls me off a job that’s only half done and drags me b……
I SAID, “Either cover up that mirror or let’s meet somewhere else.”
Myerson showed me his surprise, then pained impatience. “For Pete’s ……
WHEN I SAW the phone’s red message-light flashing I had a premonition — it had to be Myerson; no one else knew I was in New York.
THIS TOOK PLACE several years ago; I must make that clear.
Normally Helsinki is one of my favorite towns but this time I was rel……
THE PLANE DELIVERED ME to Sheremetevo at eleven Tuesday morning but it was past three by the time the Attaché’s car brought me to th……
“ATTU,” Myerson said.
“Gesundheit,” I replied.
He sneered. “The island of Attu. Westernmost island in the Aleutian chain off the……
STREAKS OF FALLING GREY RAIN slanted across the silhouette of Sydney Harbor Bridge and when the taxi decanted me under the shelter of ……
MYERSON LIVES FOR THE DAY I fall down on the job. I suppose he thinks it will prove I’m no better than he is after all. He keeps ……
“I’VE GOT A PAPER CHASE for you.” Myerson was unusually mellow. He neither bared his teeth nor puffed cigar smoke in my face. “I want ……
MYERSON LIVED — if that is the word for his peculiar existence — in an ugly house hidden away in a green part of Virginia that mi……
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