(EBOOK/EPUB) Too Much Blood on the Mink


  • Paperback
  • 224
  • Too Much Blood on the Mink
  • Robert Silverberg
  • English
  • 04 September 2020
  • 9780857687685

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    Summary Too Much Blood on the Mink Robert Silverberg Æ 7 Review Read ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Æ Robert Silverberg Who would have thought that Robert Silverberg also wrote thrillers in addition to science fiction and fantasy? Not me In any way a bunch of high uality counterfeit money appeared in circulation The uality was so high that even specialists had hard time to tell them apart from legal stuff Uncle Sam does not like competition; it became imperative to find the typography with all the euipment and destroy it Also

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    Summary Too Much Blood on the Mink (EBOOK/EPUB) Too Much Blood on the Mink Read ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Æ Robert Silverberg A secret agent takes the place of hoodlum Vic Lowney and hits Philadelphia with one goal taking down a counterfeiting ring It would be dangerous enough without the counterfeiter's mistress making him a proposition

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    Summary Too Much Blood on the Mink Robert Silverberg Æ 7 Review Read ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Æ Robert Silverberg Originally published in 1962 this brief novel has been reissued as part of the Hard Case Crime series The book also includes an afterw

  4. says: (EBOOK/EPUB) Too Much Blood on the Mink Robert Silverberg Æ 7 Review Summary Too Much Blood on the Mink

    (EBOOK/EPUB) Too Much Blood on the Mink Robert Silverberg Æ 7 Review Blood on the Mink comprises the full length lost classic novel 'Blood on the Mink' an afterword by author Robert Silverberg and two short stories previously published in the pulp magazines of yesteryear in 'Dangerous Doll' and 'One Night of Violence' As a package this book is dynamite – chock full of noir pulpy goodness from an author not traditionally renowned for his noir prowess mainly Sci Fi I was pleas

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    (EBOOK/EPUB) Too Much Blood on the Mink A masterfully turned out example of hard boiled two fisted hyphenated descriptor fiction The men are heroes or villains the stereotypes run plenty and the women are virgins or showgirls Literally A fun uarantine read

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    Robert Silverberg Æ 7 Review (EBOOK/EPUB) Too Much Blood on the Mink COUNTDOWN Mid 20th Century North American CrimeBOOK 57 of 250Just because Hard Case publishers has a basement full of pulp doesn't mean they SHOULD publish them all That said this one is a surprise it's a good crime book and just a very good novelHOOK4 stars An original opening page our unnamed hero is to impersonate a ch

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    Robert Silverberg Æ 7 Review Read ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Æ Robert Silverberg Summary Too Much Blood on the Mink I picked up Blood on the Mink yesterday because it was cheap and I wanted something to read in a coffee shop before I went out for dinner so I did not expect a lot from it aside from some bloody deaths and a plot too complex by five or six points on an outline I did luckily get what I expected but it was excellently done This is about an un

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    Read ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Æ Robert Silverberg (EBOOK/EPUB) Too Much Blood on the Mink Robert Silverberg Æ 7 Review Three stories in one The first novel length story is a standard story of counterfeiters and the good guys out to thwart them The st

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    (EBOOK/EPUB) Too Much Blood on the Mink Originally published for a pulp magazine back in the 50s Hard Case convinced Robert Silverberg to re release this standard caper full of sex violence and triple crossesNick is a federal agent who specializes in going undercover He infiltrates a Philadelphia racket that is spreading high uality funny money Things get complicated wh

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    Robert Silverberg Æ 7 Review Read ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Æ Robert Silverberg (EBOOK/EPUB) Too Much Blood on the Mink Robert Siverberg's short novel 'Blood on the Mink' is an example of the type of crime fiction one might have seen represented in the 25 cent men's magazines of the 1950s It contains certain tropes Lots of guns and bullets Sneering smarmy one

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Too Much Blood on the Mink

Too Much Blood on the Mink Read & download ☆ 107 Read ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Æ Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg Æ 7 Review The criminal enterprise from the inside By snatching a west coast crime boss' right hand man and sending a federal agent undercover in the man's place His assignment pose as a buyer of counterfeit bills and try to get th. Blood on the Mink comprises the full length lost classic novel Blood on the Mink an afterword by author Robert Silverberg and two short stories previously published in the pulp magazines of yesteryear in Dangerous Doll and One Night of Violence As a package this book is dynamite chock full of noir pulpy goodness from an author not traditionally renowned for his noir prowess mainly Sci Fi I was pleasantly surprised by Blood on the Mink and the two short stories each gripping and fast paced with believable characters in deadly situations Perfect examples of the genre done right I wish that Silverberg had written of this stuff as a talented sci fi author he mirrors the ability when taking crime to task without missing a beat In Blood on the Mink a US Government agent assumes the identity of a prominent underworld figure in Vic Lowney in an attempt to thwart the distribution and production of counterfeit money What he doesn t expect is to be cornered by bleeding heart Elena Szekely whose father is being held captive and forced to use the counterfeit manufacturing plates Shortly Vic real name Nick has than an underworld organisation and lump sum payment driving his cause for a uniue brand of justice Silverberg teases with the promise of further stories featuring the chameleon Government agent though I yet to track these down There is certainly potential for further exploration of the dynamic character Of the short stories In Dangerous Doll a counterfeit courier gets distracted by a blonde bombshell which lands him in all kinds of trouble While One Night of Violence sees a travelling salesman caught in the middle of a mob war which culminates in a bloody gun battle at motel turned graveyard Pure class all the way How did Silverberg not produce of this Easily a couple of the most well rounded and complete short stories I ve read 5 stars

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Too Much Blood on the Mink Read & download ☆ 107 Read ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Æ Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg Æ 7 Review E engraver out Which works fine  until he crosses paths with someone who knows the man he replaced A lost masterpiece from science fiction Grandmaster Robert Silverberg published as a complete novel for the very first tim. I picked up Blood on the Mink yesterday because it was cheap and I wanted something to read in a coffee shop before I went out for dinner so I did not expect a lot from it aside from some bloody deaths and a plot too complex by five or six points on an outline I did luckily get what I expected but it was excellently done This is about an undercover agent trying to bust a counterfeiting ring and I m sure that in a month I ll struggle to bring up the specifics of the story Still I had fun reading it and that counts for a lotWhat s really excellent about this paperback in particular is the author afterword explaining the process of publishing pulp stories as the medium was fading and the two included short stories The first short story didn t strike me as terribly interesting but the second One Night of Violence about an insurance salesman who gets caught up in a Chicago gang battle was good enough that if I were still in my Teaching Literature class I d try to shoehorn it into a syllabus On its own I think I d give Blood on the Mink three stars but the bonus material is impressive enough for an extra star

Summary Too Much Blood on the Mink

Too Much Blood on the Mink Read & download ☆ 107 Read ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Æ Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg Æ 7 Review Somewhere in Philadelphia a master engraver is turning out brilliant forgeries of US currency plates for an organized crime gang and the government wants to put a stop to it But how can they get close enough to bring down. A secret agent takes the place of hoodlum Vic Lowney and hits Philadelphia with one goal taking down a counterfeiting ring It would be dangerous enough without the counterfeiter s mistress making him a proposition of her ownI have a confession to make While I am a sffantasy fan from way back I have somehow managed to avoid reading Robert Silverberg until now If his usual fare is as good as the detective stories he wrote to pay the bills when the sf market was tanking I ll have to give him a shotOn the surface Blood on the Mink isn t anything out of the ordinary for the Hard Case line In fact at first glance it was one of the books that made me uestion Hard Case s selection policies I ve got this author I like that I just found out wrote some crappy pulp novels or I really like this author What book can we get the rights for for cheap Fortunately it uickly laid my fears to restBlood on the Mink is an endless web of double dealing and double crosses You ve got the two counterfeit operations Ricky Chavez the engraver s daughter and Klaus s mistress all with their own agendas Even though the main story is only 157 pages Silverberg drags the reader through a miles long obstacle course of plot twists By the end I had no idea what was going to go downThe characters are fairly standard archetypes Greedy hoods for the most part The women in noir novels are either whores or virgins Carol Champlain and Elena fill those roles to the letter The only variable is Nick aka Vic Lowney He reminds me of Roger Zelazny s man with no name in My Name is Legion than anything elseThe writing does its job There were a few uotable lines but Silverberg s noir prose isn t going to make anyone forget about Raymond Chandler Like I said it got the job doneWhile I wouldn t want this to be anyone s first Hard Case it s a worthy addition to the line It would probably also appeal to Silverberg s longtime readers Whether or not that value would go beyond curiosity remains to be seen I ll give it a 3