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by Oliver (Ross Thomas) Bleeck

Author: Oliver (Ross Thomas) Bleeck
Subcategory: Genre Fiction
Language: English
Publisher: William Morrow; 1st edition (1974)
Pages: 217 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.3
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The Highbinders - Ross Thomas.

The Highbinders - Ross Thomas. Fresh ebook deals, delivered daily. The Black Thistle was a Watney pub and it seemed fairly new, or at least its furbishings did, with lots of glittering vinyl and some embarrassingly bad murals on two walls. I made my way through the crowd at the bar, asked for and got a large whisky, poured a little water into it from a pitcher, pocketed the change from a pound, turned, and had the glass knocked from my hand by a gray tweed elbow that was covered with a black suede patch. The elbow belonged to a man who was holding a pint of beer.

The Oliver Bleek nom de plume books are not Thomas' best. Still provide a good read. One person found this helpful.

It's more expensive than I would have liked, but worth it to fill in the gap in my reading of this author. If you enjoy convoluted,twisting plots, the Ross Thomas was a master at the genre. The Oliver Bleek nom de plume books are not Thomas' best.

Published by Thriftbooks. There are a lot of Ross Thomas novels and many Ross Thomas fans. I've read them all, including "If You Can't Be Good" and "The Yellow Dog Contract. I know Padillo from Wu. This one is the best

Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 9 years ago. The book was in very good condition for an old used book. This one is the best. This is the Philip St. Ives/go-between rubric at its prime. If I'd only read one Ross Thomas book in my lifetime, this would be it (well, maybe Briarpatch, but that's another story). London, West London, a stolen sword, conmen, crooked cops, fools in over their heads, femme fatales. This one has it all in the quintessential Thomas ironic tone.

The winner of the inaugural Gumshoe Lifetime Achievement Award, Ross Thomas (1926-1995) was a prolific author whose political thrillers drew praise for being witty as well as suspenseful. He wrote nearly a book a year for twenty-five years, occasionally under the pen name Oliver Bleeck, and won the Edgar Award for Best Novel with Briarpatch (1984). Thomas died of lung cancer in California, a year after publishing his final novel, Ah, Treachery!

St. Ives goes to London on a job for the least trustworthy con artist he knows. Philip St. Ives has only been in the pub a few minutes before he realizes his whiskey is drugged. Instantly sick, he's vomiting on the sidewalk when the muggers appear. He fights as best he can in his drugged state, and only when he feels the handcuffs does he realize his assailants aren't muggers - they're cops.

com: The Highbinders: First printing is clean, bright tight and square. Light crimping to spine ends which is common on this book. Jacket has long crease on front flap and minor soiling to rear panel. Ross Thomas Writing as Oliver Bleeck. Published by William Morrow, New York, 1974. Condition: Fine Hardcover.

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The Highbinders book. This is the first thriller by Ross Thomas that I've read this year that left me a little bored in spots. Along with lots his trans-atlantic con characters as only Bleeck/Thomas can create them: English Eddie Apex and his wife Ceil, who call St Ives to London; the Nitrys, Ceil's father Ned and uncle Norbert; a counterfeiter named Curmutt, Tick Tock Tamil, Julian Christenberry, an expert on The con is on - this time it has to do with a possibly stolen.

Used availability for Ross Thomas's The Highbinders. January 1989 : UK Hardback.

A nasty gambler, a purveyor of goods named Tic-Toc, and Eddie Apanasewicz, the best con man around, convene in London, where they search for a stolen antique sword whose hilt contains a priceless gem. Reprint. NYT.