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Rough Treatment (1990)

by John Harvey

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Very well written procedural with complex characters who are just plain real and interesting. ( )
  ehousewright | Sep 22, 2012 |
Compelling, simple elegant prose, gritty and realistic. What's not to like?! ( )
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0099421542, Mass Market Paperback)

Two small-time crooks break into TV director Harold Roy’s shabby mansion and stumble across a kilo of cocaine and Harold’s wife, who proceeds to fall in love with one of the crooks. Now she is going to make a deal to save both her husband and the drugs, but the precious powder belongs to someone else and he wants it back. Inspector Resnick has a hunch that there’s more to this story than meets the eye and his investigations lead him down the mean streets of the TV industry and an inner city drugs ring.

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"Grice and Grabianski are an ill-matched pair of burglars working Charlie Resnick's patch. When they break into the house of television director Harold Roy, they get more than they bargained for. Grabianski falls in love--or is it lust--with the director's wife, and the pair become enmeshed in a dangerous plot to sell the cocaine that was in the safe back to its supplier."--from publisher's description.… (more)

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