The Grey Sombrero

By: Fry, Pete

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apparently obsessed with colours (other titles include "The Red Stockings," "The Black Beret," "Thick Blue Sweater," "Bright Green Waistcoat," "The Purple Dressing Gown," "The Yellow Trousers," and so on) the author offers a first person narrative featuring a private detective who takes a holiday to run a friend's bar in Tangier, and although at first he "firmly refused to become involved in any of the smuggling activities that went on so blatantly," he soon finds himself involved in more than running a bar; dj illustration by D. McLoughlin; some slant, tanned/lightly foxed edges, mild off-setting to end papers; price-clipped dj w/rubbing, small sticker pull to front panel, uneven diagonal tear to top right spine edge, 1" tear to top edge of front panel, 1/2" tear to bottom edge of rear panel, thin scratches;

Title: The Grey Sombrero

Author Name: Fry, Pete

Categories: Mystery--Suspense--Thriller (hardcover),

Edition: 1st US edition

Publisher: New York, Roy Publishers: 1958

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good to Very Good

Jacket Condition: Fair to Good

Size: Duodecimo -- from 6.75" to 7.75" tall

Seller ID: 009187

Keywords: PETE FRY, MYSTERY, SMUGGLING, CRIME, SUSPENSE, PRIVATE DETECTIVES, D. MCLOUGHLIN, MYSTERY--SUSPENSE--THRILLER