A Diet of Treacle

A Diet of Treacle

Illustration By Chuck Pyle
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(preorder—to be published Summer 2022)

Dust jacket illustration by Chuck Pyle.

We’re happy to announce we’ll be publishing three of Lawrence Block’s classic early novels as signed limited editions. The trio was out of print for decades, until being resurrected by Hard Case Crime.

SEX, DRUGS, AND MURDER IN THE LAND OF THE LOTUS EATERS

Anita Carbone was a good girl—and it bored her.  

That’s why she took the long subway ride down to Greenwich Village, home of the Beats and the stoners, home to every kind of misfit and dropout and free spirit you could imagine. It was where she met Joe Milani, the troubled young war veteran with the gentle touch. But it was also where she met his drug-dealing roommate—a man whose unnatural appetites led to murder...

Limited: 500 signed numbered hardcover copies

 

Publishers Weekly:

“A potboiler morality play at its finest...[it] will give readers the delicious (and all-too-rare) feeling that anything could happen.”

 

artists_list:
Chuck Pyle
authors_list:
Lawrence Block
binding:
Hardcover
book_case:
None
book_edition:
Limited
book_length:
152 pages
book_type:
Novel
country_of_manufacturer:
United States
isbn:
978-1-64524-066-2
is_subpress:
Yes
manufacturer:
Subterranean Press
print_status:
In Print
year:
2022

Author:

Lawrence Block photo
Lawrence Block

Lawrence Block has been writing crime, mystery, and suspense fiction for more than half a century. He has published in excess (oh, wretched excess!) of 100 books, and no end of short stories.