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The Slayer and the Slain

(1957)
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Harry Vaughan's uncle has just passed away, providing the young man with a colossal fortune. Giving up his job, Harry goes back to his roots - and to Celia, the woman he loves.

But Harry Vaughan has lost part of his memory. He feels himself ten years older, suffers from headaches, meets people who know him but whom he doesn't remember. When Celia's husband is killed it becomes clear that someone is following Vaughan's life. But who is this shadow and what do they want?

'A real psychiatric shocker' The Tablet

Genre: Mystery

Used availability for Helen McCloy's The Slayer and the Slain

Hardback Editions

February 1976 : UK Hardback
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Title: Slayer and the Slain ([Gollancz vintage thriller])
Author(s): Helen McCloy
ISBN: 0-575-02081-4 / 978-0-575-02081-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
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Paperback Editions

March 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Slayer and the Slain (Murder Room)
Author(s): Helen McCloy
ISBN: 1-4719-1272-8 / 978-1-4719-1272-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Murder Room
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