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Free download Web of Murder ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ She'd be better off dead Laura cried She's too rich she's too fat She chews her bank account as a cow chews its cud I stared at Laura for a long moment Yes I said slowly You're right she would be better off dead And you and I will see to it that she is Laura moved towaChews its cud I stared at Laura for a long moment Yes I said slowly You're right she would be better o. Ah the twisted joys of the noir roman or as we might say in the US the dime store pulp novel though there are no dime stores are there A genre of crime fiction related to the hard boiled detective literature but generally told from the criminal's perspective these novels are american existentialism at it's best and down dirtyHarry Whittington's story of how he became a writer is worth reading for a glimpse into another time; the glory days of the pulps which generally can be said to have run from just after WW II to the mid 60s I am old enough to have been an adolescent and young man when the reprints of such classics from folk like Jim Thompson Charles Willeford and Whittington were plying their trade Whittington wrote over 150 novels in 20 years I can't say I've read many of them but Web of Murder alone earns him a place in the pantheon of dime store DostoevskysThe man can plot And I'm not about to divulge the exciting surprising and engrossing intricacies of this story but I will say that there are many times where I just had to stop take a breath and let a sentence really sink in With all I've read in this genre I don't think I've ever come across a line like the following that I will leave off this review with that felt like a cold sweaty chill evocative of the very 'essence' of noir and the claustrophobic atmosphere of the noir worldYou'll never be so lonely as on a highway driving with a corpse on the back seat

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Ff dead And you and I will see to it that she is Laura moved toward me Then all that money will be our. Web of Murder is a vintage crime noir novel from 1958 that takes off at a clip reminding me of Double Indemnity Charley Brower a successful attorney is miserable in his marriage to wealthy Cora and devises a plan with his secretary and mistress Laura to murder Cora and live happily ever after with her fortune The fast paced build up in the first half petered out a bit in the second half as my modern eyes which have read a lot of books and seen even movies could clearly see the holes in Charley's perfect murder scenario and I had a hard time believing this supposed brilliant lawyer came up with such a weak plan But the plot did pick up again with a few unsuspected twists

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Web of MurderShe'd be better off dead Laura cried She's too rich she's too fat She chews her bank account as a cow. From 1958The ending was stupendous Very suspenseful with amazing twists Not original perhaps or unpredictable But just perfect