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Two-thirds of a Ghost

(1957)
(A book in the Basil Willing series)
A novel by

 
 
Publisher Tony Kane and his wife host a party in honor of best-selling author Amos Cottle at their Connecticut home. But all eyes are on the guests when an unseen hand slips cyanide into Cottle's drink.

Also present at the party is Basil Willing, a psychiatrist-sleuth who soon figures out that Cottle was not the man that his jacket-flap blurb said he was. Willing embarks on a course of literary detection, scouting for clues in book reviews, publisher correspondence, and other documents related to this rather ghostly writer ...

Genre: Mystery

Used availability for Helen McCloy's Two-thirds of a Ghost

Hardback Editions

1972 : UK Hardback
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Title: Two-thirds of a Ghost
Author(s): Helen McCloy
ISBN: 0-85468-120-5 / 978-0-85468-120-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Tom Stacey
Availability: Amazon   


Paperback Editions

October 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Two-Thirds of a Ghost (Dr Basil Willing)
Author(s): Helen McCloy
ISBN: 1-4719-1254-X / 978-1-4719-1254-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Murder Room
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

June 2012 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Two-Thirds of a Ghost
Author(s): Helen McCloy
Publisher: St. Swithin Press
Availability: Amazon