The Burglar In The Library by Lawrence BlockThe Burglar In The Library by Lawrence Block

The Burglar In The Library

byLawrence Block

Mass Market Paperback | February 27, 2007

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Bookseller and New-Yorker-to-the-bone, Bernie Rhodenbarr rarely ventures out of Manhattan, but he's excited about the romantic getaway he has planned for himself and current lady love Lettice at the Cuttleford House, a remote upstate b&b. Unfortunately, Lettice has a prior engagement—she's getting married . . . and not to Bernie—so he decides to take best buddy Carolyn instead. A restful respite from the big city's bustle would be too good to waste. Besides, there's a very valuable first edition shelved in the Cuttleford's library that Bernie's just itching to get his hands on. Did we neglect to mention that Bernie's a burglar?

But first he's got to get around a very dead body on the library floor. The plot's thickened by an isolating snowstorm, downed phone lines, the surprise arrival of Lettice and her reprehensible new hubby, and a steadily increasing corpse count. And it's Bernie who'll have to figure out whodunit . . . or die.

Bookseller and New-Yorker-to-the-bone, Bernie Rhodenbarr rarely ventures out of Manhattan, but he's excited about the romantic getaway he has planned for himself and current lady love Lettice at the Cuttleford House, a remote upstate b&b. Unfortunately, Lettice has a prior engagement—she's getting married . . . and not to Bernie—so he ...
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Title:The Burglar In The LibraryFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 1 inPublished:February 27, 2007Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:006087287X

ISBN - 13:9780060872878

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Interesting Read Good humour and fun with twists and turns for the characters.
Date published: 2017-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bernie Block's lighthearted and funny mystery series returns. Its his take on a Sherlock Holmes tale. My favourite Bernie book.
Date published: 2017-02-25
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Burglar In The Library This was by least favorite of all of Bernard Rhodenbars escapades, and its still not a bad read. I have found other books of his much more entertaining
Date published: 2015-06-15