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Expensive Place to Die, an (1967) [Novel]
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A "clinic" designed to cater lavishly for multiple perversions - that's the set-up which the enigmatic Monsieur Datt operates in Paris's Avenue Foch. Equipped with devices ranging from an Iron Maiden to mind-bending psychedelic truth-drugs, staffed by a group of intellectually and sexually high-powered girls. Datt's pleasuredrome has a hidden purpose: to compile "research" dossiers of tape and film on influential political clients from East and West. Into this twilight half-world of blackmail, decadence and hidden motives come the agents of two Super-Powers - and of two powers-that-were. Perhaps they're after Datt's pornographic dossiers. Or perhaps their purpose is altogether more deadly than a trip to the blue movies...

An Expensive Place to Die moves far beyond the limits of the orthodox spy-thriller to explore human confrontation and conflict in depth. Yet the true Deighton excitement and nerve-stretching suspense are present as always - right up to the terrifying climax.

Original title: An Expensive Place to Die
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionAdventureSpy/Espionage

Edition #1: Expensive Place to Die, an

Expensive Place to Die, an (1967)
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Language: English

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An Expensive Place to Die (1969)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Panther
ISBN: 0586026711
Pages: 244

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