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February 1939 issue
stories included:
John K. Butler, “County Cleanup” (Tricky Enright)
Warren E. Barrett, “The Mad Mayor” (Blue Barrel)
Leslie T. White, “Dangerous But Passable!”
Erle Piece, Jr., “Mum’s the Word for Murder”
Jan Dana, “Single Indemnity” (Acme Insurance Op)
Seattle Mystery Bookshop

February 1939 issue

stories included:

John K. Butler, “County Cleanup” (Tricky Enright)

Warren E. Barrett, “The Mad Mayor” (Blue Barrel)

Leslie T. White, “Dangerous But Passable!”

Erle Piece, Jr., “Mum’s the Word for Murder”

Jan Dana, “Single Indemnity” (Acme Insurance Op)

Seattle Mystery Bookshop

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Double Indemnity. James M Cain. Avon, 1943. First edition.
The crime novel was first published in serial form for Liberty magazine in 1936. Served as the basis for the classic film of the same name in 1944, adapted for the screen by fellow hardboiled novelist Raymond Chandler.
Insurance agent Walter Huff falls for the married Phyllis Nirdlinger, who consults him about accident insurance for her husband. In spite of his basic, instinctual decency, Walter allows himself to be seduced into helping the femme fatale kill her husband for the insurance money.

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Double Indemnity. James M Cain. Avon, 1943. First edition.

The crime novel was first published in serial form for Liberty magazine in 1936. Served as the basis for the classic film of the same name in 1944, adapted for the screen by fellow hardboiled novelist Raymond Chandler.

Insurance agent Walter Huff falls for the married Phyllis Nirdlinger, who consults him about accident insurance for her husband. In spite of his basic, instinctual decency, Walter allows himself to be seduced into helping the femme fatale kill her husband for the insurance money.

(via theimpecuniousbibliophile)

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