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Gypsy Rose Lee - Craig Rice

The Strip Tease Murders

The Bodley Head 1943
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Nothing quite like this has ever been written before. The author, famous American ' striptease,' decided to write a thriller about murder in burlesque; she says she wrote it three times with a Thesaurus. Some Thesaurus ! Gypsy's literary style, however, is a means, magnificently used, to put over with irresistible force the vivid, pugent, acrid atmosphere of back-stage life in gaudy, bawdy 42nd Street. Successful? Well, it's a best-seller in America, and now Hollywood is filming it. ...

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