The Drowning Pool

Yayınevi: Penguin Crime & Espionage Classics

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Penguin Modern Classics – Crime & Espionage


'The new crime and espionage series from Penguin Classics makes for a mouth-watering prospect' Daily Telegraph

Maude Slocum is in trouble. But luckily trouble is Investigator Lew Archer's business.
A well-dressed, wealthy woman has arrived at Archer's L.A. office, having intercepted a poison pen letter accusing her of adultery. Reluctantly agreeing to help her find the culprit, he dives into the Slocums' moneyed, oil-rich California world. But when Maude's mother-in-law is found dead in the swimming pool, secrets come to the surface too. For the urbane, world-weary Archer, a case of blackmail soon becomes murder.


  • Paperback ? : ? 240 pages
  • Dimensions ? : ? 12.9 x 1.4 x 19.8 cm