LAZARUS # 7. Richard Sale.


New York: Simon and Schuster, 1942. Octavo, cloth. First edition. A leper commits several murders in an attempt to prevent the discovery of the affliction. Science fiction element is doctor's successful experiments to revive dead animals and, for a short time, one of the murder victims. "Sale also wrote LAZARUS # 7 (1942), set entirely in Hollywood, which is as light and fast as PASSING STRANGE (1942), and may be the only mystery novel featuring leprosy." - Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights, pp. 705-06. Hubin (1994), p. 714. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Baird and Greenwood, An Annotated Bibliography of California Fiction 1664-1970 2168. Abrasions from label removals to front and rear free end papers, library discard stamp to rear free end paper, no other library markings, a good copy in a good dust jacket with shelf wear to edges, closed tears to upper and lower front panel at spine edge. (22920). Item #22920

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