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by Gelett Burgess


Originally published in 1942, 'Ladies in Boxes' was the last of Burgessís mystery novels, and almost certainly the best. Set in the bustling world of New York night clubs, residential hotels, palatial suburban estates, and chauffeur-driven limousines, the novel features some of Burgessís most fascinating characters. There are spies and counter-spies, murderers and models, beautiful women and sinister men. The United States was teetering on the brink of war, tension made the very air vibrate ó and then three stunning beauties were murdered in a single afternoon! In 'Ladies in Boxes' Burgess weaves a web of wild complexity and coincidence that has caused him to be compared to the great Harry Stephen Keeler ó praise indeed in the world of massively convoluted plots! Introduced by Richard A. Lupoff.


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