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Help, I am being held prisoner

Donald E. Westlake

Help, I am being held prisoner

by Donald E. Westlake

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London (etc.) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, New York , M. Evans, 1974.

    Statement(by)Donald E. Westlake.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5-275p. ;
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21143716M
    ISBN 100340106387
    OCLC/WorldCa16304030

    The plot ticks along, its resolution surprisingly satisfying, all the way to a wonderful final line. Even so, that's not what you read Help I Am Being Held Prisoner for. As Westlake himself once said of a botched Rex Stout plot, "No matter, no matter." You read this book because it is pure : Levi Stahl.   HELP I AM BEING HELD PRISONER is Donald E. Westlake at his funniest and his most ingenious, a rediscovered crime classic from the MWA Grand Master returning to stores for the first time in three :

    Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Help I Am Being Held Prisoner by Donald E. Westlake; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction in English. Read "Help I Am Being Held Prisoner" by Donald E. Westlake available from Rakuten Kobo. JAILED FOR A JOKE It isn't easy going to jail for a practical joke. /5.

    Help! I am a Prisoner in a Toothpaste Factory (Knight Books) Paperback – 1 Jan. by John Antrobus (Author) › Visit Amazon's John Antrobus Page. search results for this author. John Antrobus (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other /5(4). HELP I AM BEING HELD PRISONER. Donald E. Westlake. Novel. Harold Kunt is just trying to keep a low profile in the Big House. He wants no part of his fellow inmates' plan to use an escape tunnel to rob two banks. But it's too late; he's in it up to his neck. And that neck may just wind up in a noose.


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Help I Am Being Held Prisoner is clearly a close cousin to the Parker and Grofield novels. This is a caper novel - about planning a bank robbery - and everything that could go wrong. It's just that Harry Künt was not the rock-solid customer that Parker was.

He was a practical joker who couldn't stop - /5(39). Help I am being Held Prisoner by Donald E. Westlake is comical, waggish and somewhat ludicrous. Its about a prankster who ended up in the Jail when one of his pranks goes awfully wrong. Its not really the hard crime fiction, but rather a funny account of bank robbery, prison 4/5.

Help I Am Being Held Prisoner is clearly a close cousin to the Parker and Grofield novels. This is a caper novel - about planning a bank robbery - and everything that could go wrong.

It's just that Harry Künt was not the rock-solid customer that Parker was. He was a practical joker who couldn't stop - /5(38).

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