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Get a Load of This 3 editions

Get a Load of This
James Hadley Chase
About the Book

My dear Cherry,

Some time ago you warned me against writing short stories. You stressed that the public didn't like them, and that I would be heading for a big flop if I persisted. Your views have always proved sound, so I've laid off until now. My present activities don't permit me to tackle a full-length novel, but as I have a number of situations up my sleeve I have been tempted to turn them into shorts. Have a little flutter on the book. Personally, I think it'll go. Not because it is better written than those which have flopped, but because the stories have got enough dynamite in them to make the average guy forget the blackout and the blitz--which, after all, is what we all want to do at this moment.

Anyway, here's the manuscript, and when you're not too busy--Get a load of this!




Dewey 813/.52

3 editions First published in 1988

Edition Read Locate Buy
Cover of: Get a Load of This
Get a Load of This
August 1991, Dales Large Print
Hardcover - Large Print Ed edition
Cover of: Get a Load of This
Get a Load of This
February 23, 1990, Transworld Publishers Ltd
Cover of: Get a load of this
Get a load of this
1988, Hale
in English


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