Author:Lacroix, Jean-Paul (translated from the French by Hugh Shelley)


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The Innocent Gunman

By: Lacroix, Jean-Paul (translated from the French by Hugh Shelley)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Elek Books: 1957

Edition: 1st U.K. edition

Seller ID: 21167

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dj

(price-clipped) [minor shelfwear, spine a bit turned; jacket quite nice, would rate Near Fine but for the somewhat clumsy price-clipping (which removes just a tiny corner of the jacket flap text)]. Comic novel about "FiƩrot Le Pou" (get it?), a gangster who "had risen -- over forty years and via Sing Sing and Alcatraz -- to control PRA, the largest criminal combine in France." Yep, he's a big shot, all right, but he's also got a big problem: his only son, Frankie, despite being "born with a silver flick-knife in his fingers and with all the promise of a golden future as ... View more info