BLOODY INSTRUCTIONS by Simon Shaw

BLOODY INSTRUCTIONS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Debonair actor/murderer Philip Fletcher (Murder Out of Tune, Killer Cinderella) hasn't killed anyone during his current stint as Banquo in producer Martha Kielmansegge's bedeviled Macbeth, but lac might just as wall have--he's been neatly framed for the murders of Richie Calvi, the Brat Pack Macbeth, and detestable critic Jasper Klampit, who'd just panned Philip as Richie's last-minute replacement. Philip's attempts to clear himself by purloining evidence, lying to the police, masquerading as his own Indian security consultant (""Most felicitous greetings to you, ladies""), and incidentally nabbing the real killer are as dryly amusing as if he ware guilty himself. Readers who like their homicide arch and unpunished could hardly do better.

Pub Date: Nov. 10th, 1992
Page count: 224pp
Publisher: Doubleday