Binding is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards and DJ have light shelfwear and rubbing. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped.Crime Club Book. 180 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1962. ISBN: 0. John Meredith wanted to eat his cake and have it too. He arranged to have his wealthy wife murdered-so he could marry his beautiful French mistress and retain control of his wife's money. But that was before the mistress decided she preferred to marry another man-and before Meredith, attacked and robbed in Tangier's Kasbah, lay for days in a coma-helpless to prevent the murder he no longer wanted.