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Book reviews - The Asphalt Jungle

The Asphalt Jungle


Author: W. R. Burnett
A gripping tale of the planning and execution of a jewellery store heist in a dark and corrupt Midwestern metropolis. Set amid a seedy urban wasteland of crooks, killers and con-artists, the members of the gang are steadily undone by their personal obsessions (teenage girls and mistresses, friendships and blood ties), double-crossing and fate.

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US publication: 1949
Detective: n/a
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