No Sale

No Sale

Book - 2012
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"For Victor Cox, a professor of film history, the Hollywood films noirs of the 1940s and 1950s are more real than his daily life. When his wife is found drowned, Cox is the first murder suspect. He falls in love with a student who looks like the 1920s film star Louise Brooks, but she disappears at a Belgian seaside resort. Smeared in lipstick in their hotel room are the words "No Sale," the same words Elizabeth Taylor wrote on a mirror in Butterfield 8. Subsequently, a series of gruesome killings of young women, all modeled on violent deaths in films that he knows and loves, lead the police back to Cox, who starts to doubt his own sanity and innocence."--P. [4] of cover.
Publisher: London : Bitter Lemon Press, 2012
ISBN: 9781904738978
1904738974
Branch Call Number: Mystery
Characteristics: 270 p. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Lynn, Jonathan

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StratfordLibrary Mar 03, 2015

"No sale on this one. Too tiring figuring out what was real & what was a movie fantasy." - Blind Date with a Book 2015 comment

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