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Block, Lawrence

The Burglar Who Liked To Quote Kipling

Block, Lawrence
Well well well, someone gets killed on Bernie's watch, and he gets blamed. Who could imagine?

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7/2023

The Burglar Who Met Fredric Brown

Block, Lawrence
This alternate universe story was...OK, but I didn't think it was as good as the rest of the series.

Quote:

"Girl Scout Cookies," he announced. "There is a child in this building, just a little bit of a thing, and it is her ambition to outself all the other members of her coven."
"I think they call it a troop," Carolyn said.

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7/2023

The Burglar Who Painted Like Mondarian

Block, Lawrence
Mondrians everywhere! What's a burglar to do?

Quote:

The last hike boosted the sales tax to 8 1/4 percent, and there are people who can figure out that sort of thing in their heads, but they probably can't pick locks. God gives us all different talents and we do what we can with them.

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7/2023

The Burglar Who Studied Spinoza

Block, Lawrence
Well, I kinda figured out who did it, but on the other hand I didn't see those two who were gonna do it. If you know what I mean.

Quote:

"...An old man like that, you worry about his heart, or maybe he had a fall, things like that. The guy was seventy-one."
"I didn't realize he was that old."
"Yeah, seventy-one..."

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7/2023

The Burglar Who Thought He Was Bogart

Block, Lawrence
I really enjoyed this one, I even found a couple of really good quotes. I kinda fell in love with Ilona myself.

Smoke Quote:

She took another deep drag on her cigarette. When she smoked, she really smoked.

Quote:

Or maybe she'd Just raise her eyebrows the slightest bit and give me that look of skeptical amusement. -- My Camellia would do that!

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7/2023

The Burglar Who Traded Ted Williams

Block, Lawrence
Bernie Rodenbarr accused of stealing baseball cards.

QUOTE:

"Marginal?" He nodded. "Like you wouldn't want your sister to marry one, but it'd be okay for your cousin. Marginal..."

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6/1999

The Canceled Chezch

Block, Lawrence
Evan Tanner goes to Chezchoslovakia to rescue an old Nazi.

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10/2001

The girl with the long green heart.

Block, Lawrence
Con men swindle a guy with a fake Canadian land deal. May have read before. Sorta sounds familiar. Did I already read this?

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12/2005
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