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A gun for sale (original 1936; edition 1965)
A Gun for Sale by Graham Greene (1936)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 014303930X, Paperback)
Raven is an ugly man dedicated to ugly deeds. His cold-blooded killing of a European Minister of War is an act of violence with chilling repercussions, not just for Raven himself but for the nation as a whole. The money he receives in payment for the murder is made up of stolen notes. When the first of these is traced, Raven is a man on the run. As he tracks down the agent who has been double-crossing him and attempts to elude the police, he becomes both hunter and hunted: an unwitting weapon of a strange kind of social justice.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:22:19 -0400)
Raven is an assassin, a hired killer, and his brutal murder of the minister of war is an act of violence with chilling repercussions, not just for Raven himself but for the nation as a whole.
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