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  • Mystic River

    Three friends who grew up in working-class Boston drift apart after a terrible tragedy. Years later, brutal events reconnect them.

  • The Arrival

    Calling this 1996 science fiction thriller "a glorified B movie," isn't a criticism. Writer-director David Twohy managed to get in

  • Contact (Snap Case)

    After an astronomer discovers communication emanating from the star Vega, she leads an international team in deciphering it, and t

  • Shutter Island

    Academy Award® winning director Martin Scorses once again teams up with Leonardo DiCaprio in this spine-chilling thriller that cr

  • Event Horizon (Two-Disc Special Collector's Edition)

    The year is 2047. Years earlier, the pioneering research vessel Event Horizon vanished without a trace. Now a signal from it has b

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Book reviews - Death In The Fifth Position

Death In The Fifth Position


Author: Edgar Box
"Death in the fifth position, in which Peter Sargeant, handling the PR for a ballet company on the eve of a make-or-break performance, witnesses the demise of a young ballerina, who took a 30-foot swan dive and landed in a perfect fifth position." -Jacket.

US publication: 1952
Detective: n/a
Genre: n/a