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By Len Deighton

3 self belief tricksters - blokes and a poultry - had a mode that earned them millions.

Silas used to be the chief, slick and confident -- yet upset. Bob was once the junior accomplice, eager for the open highway the place pickings have been wealthy and the dwelling was once effortless. And Liz, Silas' mistress, was... in among. Theirs was once a integrated love triangle with its personal rewards... and its personal dangers.

In long island those con-artists do a 'business deal' worthy hundreds of thousands. yet again in London Silas' plan to bilk an emergent African kingdom misfires. Then Bob takes over the working of the operation -- and Liz. A Beirut financial institution is their goal and every member of the trio will get what she or he merits -- every one with a twist of lemon.

This reissue incorporates a foreword from the canopy clothier, Oscar-winning filmmaker Arnold Schwartzman, and an creation via Len Deighton, which bargains a desirable perception into the writing of the tale.

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Only When I Larf

3 self assurance tricksters - blokes and a chicken - had a mode that earned them millions.

Silas was once the chief, slick and confident -- yet upset. Bob was once the junior associate, eager for the open highway the place pickings have been wealthy and the dwelling was once effortless. And Liz, Silas' mistress, was once. .. in among. Theirs was once a integrated love triangle with its personal rewards. .. and its personal dangers.

In long island those con-artists do a 'business deal' worthy hundreds of thousands. yet again in London Silas' plan to bilk an emergent African state misfires. Then Bob takes over the operating of the operation -- and Liz. A Beirut financial institution is their objective and every member of the trio will get what she or he merits -- every one with a twist of lemon.

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Er ging sogar davon aus, dass sich niemand vorstellen konnte, wer diesem armen Mädchen etwas zuleide tun wollte – abgesehen von ihrem Mörder natürlich. Ein Schauer lief ihm über den Rücken, als das Team von der Gerichtsmedizin Marie in einen glänzenden schwarzen Plastiksack steckte. Marie. Er zwang sich, in Gedanken ihren Namen zu wiederholen, sie als echten Menschen zu sehen, nicht einfach als ›das Opfer‹, wie Detectives das oft taten. Sie als Menschen zu betrachten machte die Sache emotionaler, motivierte ihn aber gleichzeitig auch.

Lee schaute dem leuchtend orangefarbenen Stachelhaar hinterher, als es den Gang hinunter verschwand. Dann sah er wieder zu Nelson, der in seinem Schreibtisch wühlte – vermutlich auf der Suche nach Zigaretten. Er schien sich nie merken zu können, in welcher Schublade er sie aufbewahrte. Lee war immer etwas verwundert gewesen über das Interesse, das der gefeierte Professor Nelson ihm entgegenbrachte, ein Interesse, das mit seinem ersten Tag in Nelsons Grundkurs Kriminalpsychologie begann. Nelsons Unterrichtsstil war ein Spiegel seiner Persönlichkeit.

Nicht einmal eine Frau hätte die beiden entzweien können. �Weißt du«, sagte Chuck, »vielleicht hätte ich dich bei dieser Sache nicht hinzuziehen sollen. «, fiel Lee ihm ins Wort. « �Nein, das meine ich nicht. Ich dachte nur, wegen …« Chuck verstummte, wollte die Worte nicht aussprechen. Er kam sich wie ein Feigling vor. « Vor fünf Jahren war Lee Campbells jüngere Schwester spurlos aus ihrer Wohnung in Greenwich Village verschwunden, und mit einem Schlag hatte sich alles geändert. Lee war ein anderer Mensch geworden.

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