The Rat Began to Gnaw the Rope: A Library of Congress Crime Classic

The Rat Began to Gnaw the Rope: A Library of Congress Crime Classic

Is this lawyer digging his way to the truth, or digging his own grave? Short, chubby, and awkward with members of the opposite sex, Gil Henry is the youngest partner ...

About The Author

C.W. Grafton

C.W. GRAFTON (1909-1982) was an American crime novelist and municipal bond attorney. He was the father of acclaimed mystery novelist Sue Grafton.

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The Rat Began to Gnaw the Rope: A Library of Congress Crime Classic

“The superior prose and logical but surprising plot twists amply justify this volume’s reissue as a Library of Congress Crime Classic”

Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“A worthy addition to an outstanding new series.”

Booklist

“Perfect for fans of A.A. Fair’s brash contemporaneous Bertha Cool/Donald Lam franchise.”

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