FLASH POINT by Michael Gilbert


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Mr. Gilbert, more than an amicus curiae when it comes to the law (he's written a book on it), writes a straightforward case this time dealing with Jonas Killey -- more tenacious than a bulldog at the jugular -- who revives an eight-year-old episode when a trade union had been amalgamated and some four to eight hundred pounds appropriated. Small potatoes really but hot ones since the charges will rebound against a man heading high in politics -- a world with thugs as well as plumbers at its disposal. A firm, decisive story demonstrating Jonas' principle that the law is the law no matter how powerful the lawbreaker -- a lesson we'd learned only too well or so we mistakenly thought a month non

Pub Date: Nov. 27th, 1974
Publisher: Harper & Row