Author: Frederic Dard
Title: The Wicked Go to Hell (Pushkin Vertigo)
Print Length: 160
Language: English, Francais, Italiano, Espanol, Deutsch
Format: PDF, ePub, mobi, azw, kf8, txt, ibook, Kindle
A taut psychological prison-thriller from Frdric Dard, one of France’s most popular post-war authorsA cop receives a mission – to win the confidence of an enemy spy, currently in prison, and so to expose destroy his spy ring. What better way to allay his suspicions than for the policeman to enter the prison himself, posing as a criminal? So, Frank and Hal end up sharing a cell, but who is the spy and who is the cop? And who will win their claustrophobic game of cat and mouse? Memorably filmed by Robert Hossein in 1955, this tense and brilliantly original thriller is one of Dard’s most powerful.Frdric Dard (1921-2000) was one of the best known and loved French crime writers of the twentieth century. Enormously prolific, he wrote more than three hundred thrillers, suspense stories, plays and screenplays, under a variety of noms de plume, throughout his long and illustrious career, which also saw him win the 1957 Grand prix de littrature policire forThe Executioner Weeps, forthcoming from Pushkin Vertigo. Dard’sBird in a Cage,Crush andThe Gravediggers’ Breadare also available or forthcoming from Pushkin Vertigo.