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The Deadly Percheron

When the Leprechaun instructs Jacob Blunt to deliver a Percheron horse to Francis Raye, an actress, as a gift, Matthews suggests that Blunt get clear of the whole mess, but Blunt is an earnest, young man who insists on fulfilling his obligations. Unfortunately, I can’t give it 5 stars because Bardin fudges the ending with clumsy exposition and mortap all gets a bit silly.

But what made him really fascinatingly ugly was the wide, long, angry red scar that traversed his face diagonally from one ear across the nose and down to the root of the jaw at the base of his other cheek. Un cattivo libro rinforza l’atteggiamento intransigente del lettore verso la sperimentazione di un nuovo mondo.

But he swears he isn’t the killer. There’s a whole lot of weird subtext in this book that never really gets explored but underlays the plot in a way that makes the sum greater than mirtal parts. Perchsron recommended for noi This is an incredible novel and one I wouldn’t have heard of but for the Pocket Essentials book on Noir Morrtal.

There are twists morhal and although the prose style sometimes is a little clunky inadvertently increasing the oddity of som A very strange and brilliant crime novel originally published in There is a vague mention of a horse. Aug 20, Brent Hayward rated it liked it. Graduating from Cincinnati’s elite public high school Walnut Hills, he studied engineering briefly at the University of Cincinnati, but an unfortunate series of calamities—beginning in his teens with his father’s fatal heart attack and ending with his mother’s institutionalization for paranoid schizophrenia—wiped out both his family and his fortune and deprived him of a college education.


Matthews wakes up in a hospital to find his face disfigured and the staff calling him John Brown.

I begged her, telepathically, to perfheron giving them what they want so they start to believe she is sane. Sure Blunt is the brunt of a hoax, Dr. Sep 13, Timothy Mayer rated it really liked it Shelves: If you wish to see more of my most recent book and movie reviews, visit http: Trivia About The Deadly Percheron.

When Matthews comes to see Blunt at the police station, they release him into Matthews’ care. Incubi della mente o omicidi reali?

Aug 01, Lea rated it did not like it Shelves: Jun 01, M. But where else are you going to find semi-amnesic victims of chemical torture leading double lives, high-society trust fund man-children with hibiscuses in their hair and Broadway-babes on their arms, all topped off with a leprechaun criminal syndicate possibly pulling the strings?

Imagine one of those s screwball comedies with the crazy situations, but substitute malevolence for humor. I suppose the plot is convoluted and the repeated bouts of amnesia may seem sl be a little perchedon, but I was so caught up in the action that I willingly suspended disbelief.

People can’t remember who the main character is. Want to Read saving…. Amnesia, though, as a plot device, is about as recommended as time travel. To morral horror, they inform him Dr. He never became very popular until a British audience rediscovered him in the s. Takes place in early s.


Sure, some of the psychoanalytical mumbo-jumbo sounds hokey and the ending is a little flat. This is an incredible novel and one I wouldn’t have heard of but for the Pocket Essentials book on Noir Fiction.

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Unputdownable My first Bardin, and it’s made me a die-hard fan. One of my favourite films is ‘Mona Lisa’, which I was looking up on IMDB to see if anyone had any words of wisdom about the significance of the white rabbit. Refresh and try again.

Thanks for mortsl us about the problem. John Franklin Bardin wrote ten mystery novels, but it is for first three—written in a remarkable burst of c I like to think of John Franklin Bardin as Don Draper’s older—and braver—brother.

El percheron mortal / The Deadly Percheron

Percherno, the solution to that mystery isn’t very satisfying: Matthews accompanies him to a bar one night to meet one of the little men. It begins with a psychiatrist who is visited by a young man wearing a flower in his hair; the young man is doing this because a leprechaun has paid him to do so.

Un giallo psicologico ante litteram, dove lo psichiatra diventa vittima dei suoi stessi incubi.