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By Richard Stark
A corrupt African colonel has switched over part his country's wealth into diamonds and smuggled them to a long island secure condominium. 4 upstanding voters plan to rescue their new country by way of stealing the diamonds back—with the aid of a “specialist”—Parker, that's. He has the simplest references on the town. Will Parker holiday his rule opposed to operating with amateurs and support them simply because his lady will be upset if he doesn’t? Or simply because 3 employed morons have threatened to kill him and his girl if he does? They idea they have been purchasing a bonus, yet what they get is a predated dying certificate.
“Crime fiction stripped down—as it used to be intended to be. . . . Oh, how the pages maintain turning.”—Philadelphia Inquirer
“Old grasp that he's, Stark does them all one better.”—Los Angeles Times
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Parker stated, "Hoskins pointed out a colonel. He did not supply the identify. " "What did he say concerning the Colonel? " "That he would not go away with below one million. " Gonor regarded displeased, yet Formutesca laughed, announcing, "Hoskins has an inflated view of our economic system. " Parker acknowledged, "Every occasionally I learn within the paper the place the top of a few little nation raids the country's treasury and takes to the air to the Riviera. Is that what we have now the following? " "Unfortunately, convinced. " Gonor nodded and began his pacing back. "The Colonel has already made his raid," he stated, "but he has now not as but joined his cash in a foreign country. " "The money's abroad? " Formutesca, his smile grim, stated, "It's in big apple. " "And where's the Colonel? " "Still in Tchidanga," Gonor acknowledged, and defined, "our capital. he isn't fullyyt relied on, and if he have been to aim unexpectedly to depart the rustic he might most likely be hung from a convenient lamppost. " "We have lampposts in Tchidanga," Formutesca stated. "We're very pleased with them. " Gonor acknowledged whatever to him in that different language, fast and quiet, and Formutesca without notice regarded sheepish. In English Gonor acknowledged, "Happily, we realized approximately our Colonel's plans in time. Dhaba may be 3 years outdated at the first of June, and ostensibly in get together of that truth Colonel Lubudi intends to shuttle to ny and handle the United international locations. " "They'll allow him abroad then? " "He will not be touring alone," Gonor acknowledged dryly. "And you will be guaranteed his baggage can be completely searched, possibly a number of occasions. " Claire acknowledged, "Would the Colonel submit with anything like that? " Formutesca instructed her, "None of it is going to be taking place out within the open. " "On the surface," Gonor defined, "we are all more than happy and trusting towards each other. " Claire stated, "Why? " "Foreign investment," acknowledged Formutesca. "European and American enterprise concerns," Gonor acknowledged, "tend to drag out of African international locations on the first trace of difficulty. that's merely traditional. " "Not merely is insurrection not easy on manufacturing facility constructions and equipment," Formutesca further, "but innovative governments are inclined to nationalize every thing they could get their fingers on. "Whatever we do," Gonor acknowledged, "must as a result be performed with utmost discretion. None folks dares trace in public that we distrust our president. None people dares make a public movement to prevent his arrangements for retirement at nationwide rate. we will in simple terms try and examine his plans and preserve them from occurring. " Parker stated, "His money's in big apple. If i am the expert you are looking for, you will want an individual to thieve the money again for you. " "Not exactly," Gonor acknowledged, "but very shut. We did not only need a thief; we would not ask a thief to take the hazards of safeguarding our nationwide honor for us. " Parker nodded. "Besides, he will possibly not flip it over to you whilst he acquired it. " "Also a possibility," Gonor acknowledged. "So what we have now been searching for is a planner, one of these person who organizes large-scale robberies. " Parker stated, "You wish me to devise the task?