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Burglar Who Liked to Quote Kipling, the (1979) [Novel]
by Lawrence Block Rating: Weighted - 7.2 / Average - 7.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Bernie Rhodenbarr Mysteries
Part: 3

Summary :

Bernie Rhodenbarr is trying to go legit by opening up a secondhand bookstore called Barnegat Books. But he can't resist the urge to steal, especially when someone's paying him to do it, and quite handsomely at that. What's at stake is a rare Kipling edition, and retrieving it is as easy as picking a lock.

The trouble starts when Bernie tries to turn over the book to its unrightful owner, and finds instead a once-lovely lady who's now a less-lovely corpse. Suddenly the burglar who copped Kipling is wanted for a nasty crime he wouldn't think of committing. All this hassle, and he still hasn't been paid.

Original title: The Burglar Who Liked to Quote Kipling
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryCrime/Caper
FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesAmateur

Edition #1: Burglar Who Liked to Quote Kipling, the

Burglar Who Liked to Quote Kipling, the (1979)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "As always, Block delivers. A well-told, clever and very funny mystery. This is a burglar you'll want to take on vacation." USA Today
  • "Effortless style. Another spirited entertainment from the versatile Block." St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • "Reminds you again why you'd rather be stranded on a desert island with Bernie than with any other detective in fiction." Kirkus Reviews
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Burglar Who Liked to Quote Kipling, the (1979)

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