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The latest Ed McBain appears to be also the earliest, originally published in 1958 under the pseudonym Curt Cannon.
However, that should not keep anyone from buying it: the price is right, and one gets 217 pages, be it double spaced, of pure McBain: a private eye with a booze problem over his unfaithful wife, old friends and new acquaintances who are not what they appear to be, two murders and at least five possible candidates for the murderer, the weather in New York, good looking ladies, night life with great music... and our private investigator gets more offers than he can cope with, beaten up as he is.
To be read in one sitting.
Original title: I'm Cannon - For Hire
Alternative titles: Gutter and the Grave, the
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Private Detective