HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

The Timothy Files by Lawrence Sanders
Loading...

The Timothy Files (original 1987; edition 1988)

by Lawrence Sanders (Author)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
323151,811 (3.22)5
Member:ArianaArme
Title:The Timothy Files
Authors:Lawrence Sanders (Author)
Info:New English Library Ltd (1988), Edition: First Edition, 352 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:
Tags:None

Work details

The Timothy Files by Lawrence Sanders (1987)

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 5 mentions

Consists of three novellas (the "files") with continuing characters and time progression. The stories deal with ingenious money-laundering, implausible hybridization in a fertilization clinic, drug smuggling and a forerunner of Bernie Madoff. Our hero is hard-boiled and scruffy, but he has a cat, is dedicated to his job as a private detective, and has an on-going relationship with his lady boss. A good read. ( )
  Roycrofter | Apr 7, 2013 |
Three limp, unconnected episodes featuring Timothy Cone, "the Wall Street dick"-- in an unusually sloppy, thoroughly hackneyed offering from an uneven, crass mass-producer. ... Sanders tries to liven things up--with slangy present-tense narration, with lame, repetitious jokes, and with periodic couplings by Cone and his skinny boss Samantha. ... Grossly synthetic and thoroughly unappealing: only for Sanders' most undiscriminating fans.
added by Roycrofter | editKirkus' Reviews (May 15, 1987)
 
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Information from the Finnish Common Knowledge. Edit to localize it to your language.
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
An elegant young man, plumpish but dapper, bounces down the stairs into the Union Square subway station.
Quotations
Last words
(Click to show. Warning: May contain spoilers.)
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language
Canonical DDC/MDS

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0425109240, Mass Market Paperback)

The unparalleled master of modern suspense, Sanders presents the ultimate study in urban crime: the explosive story of Timothy Cone, a private eye who digs too deeply into thge murderous exploits of big business--and uncovers a twisted web of incest, drug addiction, and gut-wrenching violence. HC: Putnam.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:20:31 -0400)

(see all 3 descriptions)

Timothy Cone, a detective who works for a firm that investigates companies with whom its clients are contemplating big business deals, becomes involved with three baffling cases.

(summary from another edition)

» see all 2 descriptions

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.22)
0.5
1 1
1.5
2 4
2.5
3 11
3.5 4
4 7
4.5 1
5 1

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 135,659,229 books! | Top bar: Always visible