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The First Deadly Sin by  Lawrence Sanders - Paperback - Reprint - 1974 - from Books in Bulgaria (SKU: 27986)

The First Deadly Sin

The First Deadly Sin by  Lawrence Sanders - Paperback - Reprint - 1974 - from Books in Bulgaria (SKU: 27986)

The First Deadly Sin

by Sanders, Lawrence

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Very Good+; Sunned spine minor shelf wear, original price sticker to front cover, minor foxing to inside covers, endpapers and
ISBN 10
0352300078
ISBN 13
9780352300072
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London: Star Books. Very Good+; Sunned spine minor shelf wear, original price sticker to front . cover, minor foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading . block. ; First UK paperback edition. Nice tight flat copy, no names . inside, appears unread. Heavy book and priced accordingly.. 1974. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; The Edward X. Delaney Series; 576 pages; Edward X Delaney is a cop. Daniel Blank is a killer. Hunter and hunted in the urban jungle of Manhatten's exclusive East Side; 0352300078 .

Synopsis

The First Deadly Sin was Sanders’ second novel and the first of his Edward X. Delaney ‘Deadly Sins’ series. When a  councilman is found dead, killed with a blunt object, leaving no clues or motive behind, Delaney returns to work from a leave of absence caring for his sick wife. But before Delaney can track down the killer another man is murdered in the same way. As the investigation moves forward Delaney realizes the killer just may be untouchable. The novel was the basis of the 1980 film starring Frank Sinatra as Delaney and Faye Dunaway as his wife. It was originally slated to be produced by Roman Polanski, just before he fled the country, and the production was taken over by Brian G. Hutton. Bruce Willis also makes his acting debut in this film, as an extra. Lawrence Sanders, one of America's most popular novelists, began his publishing career at the age of 50, and went on to author more than twenty-two bestsellers before his death in 1988.  The First Deadly Sin was published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons in 1973. The original dust jacket has a $8.95 price on the front flap.

Reviews

On Mar 2 2007, WhofanJohn said:
This is a wonderful book, which I have read so often I broke the spine of my first copy! It wasn't the first Lawrence Sanders book I read, that was the Tommorrow File, again a fabulous book to read.

The story of the stolid, dour but upright and fiercely honest and moral New York Detective seeking a terrible killer, counterpointed by his distress at his wife's dying and death, and the motley collection of people who assist him through his wife's death and to catch the killer is beautifully drawn. The necessary procedural elements of the the book seem to be pulled right from the experience of a cop, and once I had read this book I thirsted for more of Sanders writing.

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Books in Bulgaria BG (BG)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
27986
Title
The First Deadly Sin
Author
Sanders, Lawrence
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
second hand - Very Good+; Sunned spine minor shelf wear, original price sticker to front cover, minor foxing to inside covers, endpapers and
Edition
Reprint
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0352300078
ISBN 13
9780352300072
Publisher
Star Books
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1974
Keywords
Mass Market PB
Bookseller catalogs
Thrillers;

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