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No orchids for Miss Blandish

James Hadley Chase

No orchids for Miss Blandish

by James Hadley Chase

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Published by CSA Word, Midwest Tape [distributor] in [London], Holland, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ransom,
  • Young women,
  • Kidnapping,
  • Fiction,
  • Gangsters

  • About the Edition

    American heiress Miss Blandish is kidnapped by a gang of inept criminals trying their hand at big-time crime, whose plans are foiled when a rival mob, led by the sadist Slim Grisson, set their sights on the glamorous million-dollar hostage. Meanwhile, private detective Dave Fenner is hired to rescue her. Fenner is no stranger to the criminal underworld. If corruption and violence are necessary, Fenner will do what it takes to get the job done. Behind the scenes, Slim becomes obsessed with his hostage, lashing out at anyone who attempts to wrestle Miss Blandish from his charge. When Fenner makes his move, Slim won"t give her up without a fight.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJames Hadley Chase
    ContributionsHarding, Jeff, CSA Word
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6035.A92 N6 2012
    The Physical Object
    Format[sound recording] /
    Pagination6 sound discs (7 hr.) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25549421M
    ISBN 101906147817
    ISBN 109781906147815
    OCLC/WorldCa697267820

    "A brilliant piece of writing, with hardly a word wasted or a false note anywhere."-George Orwell, "Raffles and Miss Blandish" "James Hadley Chase's No Orchids for Miss Blandish () did for the gangster novel what Raymond Chandler's The Big Sleep did in the same year for the private-eye novel."-John Fraser, Found Pages "Nymphomania, torture killings and gang warfare, with Fenner, private /5(52). No Orchids for Miss Blandish was crime author James Hadley Chase’s first novel, and an experiment in adapting American hard-boiled crime fiction by a British author. Inspired by James Cain and The Postman Always Rings Twice, it worked so well that it launched the former salesman’s writing career.

    No Orchids for Miss Blandish by James Hadley Chase A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Rating: % positive. Buy No Orchids for Miss Blandish 1st Edition by James Hadley Chase: (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(68).

    Editorial Reviews. No Orchids For Miss Blandish was sort of the Peeping Tom of its day. Just as the latter movie proved so controversial in England as to damage the career of its director, Michael Powell, beyond repair at home, and even of its star, Karl Boehm, so No Orchids For Miss Blandish marked the beginning and end of the directorial career of its director, screenwriter St. John Legh Brand: Kl Studio Classics. No Orchids for Miss Blandish Paperback – Sept. 1 by James Hadley Chase (Author) out of 5 stars 53 ratings. See all 29 formats and editions Hide other /5(53).


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