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The Killer Inside Me

(1952)
A novel by

 
 
Deputy Sheriff Lou Ford is a pillar of the community in his small Texas town, patient and apparently thoughtful. Some people think he's a little slow and maybe boring, but that's the worst they say about him. But then nobody knows about what Lou calls his 'sickness'. It nearly got him put away when he was younger, but his adopted brother took the rap for that. But now the sickness that has been lying dormant for a while is about to surface again and the consequences are brutal and devastating. Tense and suspenseful, The Killer Inside Me is a brilliantly sustained masterpiece of the roman noir.

Genre: Mystery
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Praise for this book

"The undisputed father of the detective story." - Julian Symons


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Hardback Editions

December 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Killer Inside Me
Author(s): Jim Thompson
ISBN: 1-61347-123-8 / 978-1-61347-123-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Centipede Press
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July 2002 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Killer Inside Me (CRIME MASTERWORKS)
Author(s): Jim Thompson
ISBN: 0-7528-5142-X / 978-0-7528-5142-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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Paperback Editions

August 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Killer Inside Me
Author(s): Jim Thompson
ISBN: 0-316-40406-3 / 978-0-316-40406-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mulholland Books
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May 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Killer Inside Me
Author(s): Jim Thompson
ISBN: 1-4091-1971-8 / 978-1-4091-1971-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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January 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Killer Inside Me
Author(s): Jim Thompson
ISBN: 0-7528-7958-8 / 978-0-7528-7958-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Killer Inside Me
Author(s): Jim Thompson
ISBN: 1-4072-3005-0 / 978-1-4072-3005-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Clearway Logistics Phase 1a
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June 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Killer Inside Me (CRIME MASTERWORKS)
Author(s): Jim Thompson
ISBN: 0-7528-5143-8 / 978-0-7528-5143-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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March 1991 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Killer Inside Me
Author(s): Jim Thompson
ISBN: 0-679-73397-3 / 978-0-679-73397-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
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September 1984 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Killer Inside Me
Author(s): Jim Thompson
ISBN: 0-688-03922-7 / 978-0-688-03922-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Quill
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March 1973 : UK Paperback
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Title: Killer Inside Me
Author(s): Jim Thompson
ISBN: 0-7221-8479-4 / 978-0-7221-8479-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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Audio Editions

December 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Killer Inside Me
Author(s): Jim Thompson
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
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December 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Killer Inside Me
Author(s): Jim Thompson
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
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April 2012 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Killer Inside Me
Author(s): Jim Thompson
ISBN: 1-61969-015-2 / 978-1-61969-015-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audiogo
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November 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Killer Inside Me
Author(s): Jim Thompson
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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March 1991 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: The Killer Inside Me
Author(s): Jim Thompson
ISBN: 0-679-40368-X / 978-0-679-40368-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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December 1985 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The Killer Inside Me
Author(s): Jim Thompson
ISBN: 0-931969-35-2 / 978-0-931969-35-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Book of the Road Audio
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Kindle Editions

November 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Killer Inside Me
Author(s): Jim Thompson
Publisher: Mulholland Books
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May 2010 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Killer Inside Me
Author(s): Jim Thompson
Publisher: Orion
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