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The Rat on Fire by George V. Higgins

The Rat on Fire

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The Rat on Fire by George V. Higgins
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Mar 06, 2012 | ISBN 9780307947246

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Praise

 
 “Mr. Higgins at his best.”—Atlantic Monthly 
 
  “If you are a Higgins fan, you should jump at this one.”—Houston Chronicle

“Aspiring writers of any genre, not just legal suspense, would be wise to read lots of George Higgins.” –John Grisham
 
“George V. Higgins was a brilliant writer.” –Robert P. Parker 
 
 “Higgins deserves to stand in the company of the likes of Chandler and Hammett as one of the true innovators in crime fiction.” —Scott Turow
 
“Higgins can plot a whole book like one long chase scene. He can write dialogue so authentic it spits.” —Life
 
“The Balzac of the Boston underworld. … Higgins is almost uniquely blessed with a gift for voices, each of them … as distinctive as a fingerprint.”—The New Yorker
 
“One of the great crime writers of the twentieth century.” —Kansas City Star

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