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A Penknife in My Heart

(1958)
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First published in 1958, A Penknife in My Heart tells the story of how two men - total strangers - establish the perfect alibis by arranging to switch victims. Ned Stowe will kill Stuart Hammer's wealthy uncle for which service Hammer is to eliminate Stowe's neurotic wife, Helena. The men plot and the plan - with its horrifyingly simple premise - is solidified...

'More convincing, more detailedly thought-through than Highsmith's [Strangers on a Train].' - The New York Times

Genre: Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

June 1975 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Penknife in My Heart
Author(s): Nicholas Blake
ISBN: 0-7278-0023-X / 978-0-7278-0023-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd
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Paperback Editions

September 1997 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: A Penknife in My Heart (Linford Mystery)
Author(s): Nicholas Blake
ISBN: 0-7089-5106-6 / 978-0-7089-5106-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Linford (Large Print)
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November 1980 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: A Penknife in My Heart
Author(s): Nicholas Blake
ISBN: 0-06-080521-8 / 978-0-06-080521-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harpercollins
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Kindle Editions

July 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: A Penknife in My Heart
Author(s): Nicholas Blake
Publisher: Bloomsbury Reader
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