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Time to Murder and Create

(1979)
(The second book in the Matthew Scudder series)
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Small-time stoolie, Jake " The Spinner" Jablon, made a lot of new enemies when he switched careers, from informer to blackmailer. And the more "clients", he figured, the more money -- and more people eager to see him dead. So no one is surprised when the pigeon is found floating in the East River with his skull bashed in. And what's worse, no one cares -- except Matthew Scudder. The ex-cop-turned-private-eye is no conscientious avenging angel. But he's willing to risk his own life and limb to confront Spinner's most murderously aggressive marks. A job's a job after all -- and Scudder's been paid to find a killer -- by the victim...in advance.Small-time stoolie, Jake "The Spinner" Jablon, made a lot of new enemies when he switched careers, from informer to blackmailer. And the more "clients," he figured, the more money -- and more people eager to see him dead. So no one is surprised when the pigeon is found floating in the East River with his skull bashed in. And what's worse, no one cares -- except Matthew Scudder. The ex-cop-turned-private-eye is no conscientious avenging angel. But he's willing to risk his own life and limb to confront Spinner's most murderously aggressive marks. A job's a job after all -- and Scudder's been paid to find a killer - and the victim...in advance.

Genre: Mystery

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June 1993 : USA Hardback
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Title: Time to Murder and Create (Matthew Scudder)
Author(s): Lawrence Block, Jonathan Kellerman
ISBN: 0-913165-62-X / 978-0-913165-62-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dark Harvest Books
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April 1985 : UK Hardback
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Title: Time to Murder and Create (Matt Scudder Mystery)
Author(s): Lawrence Block
ISBN: 0-7451-0137-2 / 978-0-7451-0137-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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December 1979 : UK Hardback
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Title: Time to Murder and Create (Matt Scudder Mystery)
Author(s): Lawrence Block
ISBN: 0-7091-7316-4 / 978-0-7091-7316-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hale
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Paperback Editions

August 2020 : Paperback
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Title: Time to Murder and Create
Author(s): Lawrence Block
Publisher: Independently published
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July 2002 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Time to Murder and Create (Matthew Scudder)
Author(s): Lawrence Block
ISBN: 0-380-76365-6 / 978-0-380-76365-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon
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September 1999 : UK Paperback
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Title: Time To Murder And Create
Author(s): Lawrence Block
ISBN: 0-7528-2749-9 / 978-0-7528-2749-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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1999 : UK Paperback
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Title: Time To Murder And Create
Author(s): Lawrence Block
ISBN: 0-7528-3462-2 / 978-0-7528-3462-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: ORION
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January 1997 : UK Paperback
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Title: Time To Murder And Create: 2 (Matt Scudder Mystery)
Author(s): Lawrence Block
ISBN: 1-85799-414-0 / 978-1-85799-414-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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November 1991 : Paperback
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Title: Time to Murder and Create
Author(s): Lawrence Block
ISBN: 9994188313 / 978-9994188314
Publisher: Avon
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June 1984 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Time to Murder and Create (Matthew Scudder)
Author(s): Lawrence Block, Jonathan Kellerman
ISBN: 0-515-08159-0 / 978-0-515-08159-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jove
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November 1983 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Time to Murder and Create (Matthew Scudder)
Author(s): Lawrence Block
ISBN: 0-515-07429-2 / 978-0-515-07429-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jove
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February 1983 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Time to Murder and Create (Matthew Scudder)
Author(s): Jonathan Kellerman
ISBN: 0-515-06801-2 / 978-0-515-06801-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jove
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October 1981 : UK Paperback
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Title: Time to Murder and Create (Keyhole Crime S.)
Author(s): Lawrence Block
ISBN: 0-263-73681-4 / 978-0-263-73681-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mills & Boon
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Audio Editions

August 2018 : MP3 CD
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Title: Time to Murder and Create (The Matthew Scudder Series)
Author(s): Lawrence Block
ISBN: 1-72132-010-5 / 978-1-72132-010-3
Publisher: Blackstone on Brilliance Audio
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November 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Time to Murder and Create
Author(s): Lawrence Block
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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November 2011 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Time to Murder and Create
Author(s): Lawrence Block
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November 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Time to Murder and Create
Author(s): Lawrence Block
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November 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Time to Murder and Create
Author(s): Lawrence Block
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November 2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Time to Murder and Create Lib/E: A Matthew Scudder Novel
Author(s): Lawrence Block
ISBN: 0-7927-7975-4 / 978-0-7927-7975-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
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November 2000 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Time to Murder and Create
Author(s): Lawrence Block
ISBN: 0-7927-2377-5 / 978-0-7927-2377-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: John Curley & Assoc
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Kindle Editions

September 2020 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Time to Murder and Create (Matthew Scudder Book 2)
Author(s): Lawrence Block
Publisher: LB Productions
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October 2011 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Time To Murder And Create (Matthew Scudder Mysteries Series Book 2)
Author(s): Lawrence Block
Publisher: Orion
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October 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Time to Murder and Create (Matthew Scudder Mysteries Book 2)
Author(s): Lawrence Block
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
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