The Burglar Who Studied Spinoza : A Bernie Rhodenbarr Mystery

The Burglar Who Studied Spinoza : A Bernie Rhodenbarr Mystery

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In this long out-of-print installment in Lawrence Block's bestselling Burglar series, Bernie Rhodenbarr -- gentleman, bookseller, and stylish thief -- discovers some deadly competition in his risky profession.

When Bernie and his best friend Carolyn plan to loot a wealthy West Side Brownstone, they find that a burglary has already been committed, but decide to take some leftover valuables anyway. The next day, a dead body is found in the brownstone, the victim of what Bernie believes to be a third burglary. With police investigating his nocturnal activities, and a rare coin to fence, Bernie must clear his name and catch a killer....

ISBN: 9780451194886


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Aug 10, 2018

Ah, Lawrence Block. You confound me on breaking the standard mystery formula. Anti-hero breaks a few rules by saying I have a problem at a neutral, but holy site & gets away with it.

Jul 17, 2017

The library's description of this book is quite wrong! It's about Bernie Rhodenbarr, a bookstore owner and a thief with a conscience! lol...anyway, something about the writing really keeps my interest! These stories aren't super exciting, but they are good for a few out loud chuckles and they are good mysteries! I enjoy this series!

B2K2rEaD Nov 02, 2012

Another Bernie gem.
Some unusual twists but very good reading


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Jul 17, 2017

Other: The library's description of this book is completely wrong!

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