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The Eighth Circle

(1958)
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Murray Kirk runs his private investigation agency like the business it is: he isn't interested in justice or crusades, just the profit and loss account. When he's asked to act for a young policeman accused of bribery, because he knows something about police corruption in New York City, he isn't too keen. He just can't see the profit - until he meets the man's fiancee. And then Kirk's motives become uncomfortably confused, and he finds himself descending swiftly into a grey world of bookmakers, gangsters, grafters and corrupt politicians, a world where setting up an honest cop is all in a day's work...

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Title: The Eighth Circle (CRIME MASTERWORKS)
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ISBN: 0-7528-5331-7 / 978-0-7528-5331-4 (UK edition)
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February 1981 : USA Paperback
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Title: Eighth Circle
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ISBN: 0-914378-67-8 / 978-0-914378-67-9 (USA edition)
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Title: The Eighth Circle
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ISBN: 0-345-24462-1 / 978-0-345-24462-8 (USA edition)
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Title: The Eighth Circle
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Title: The Eighth Circle
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