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Head of Zeus
The Hemingway Valise
The Hemingway Valise Robert Olen Butler
 Death Sentences: Short Stories to Die For, 35

Having embedded in Mexico, London, and Berlin in the years leading up to the first World War, journalist-turned-spy Christopher Marlowe Cobb has already lived many lives by the time he returns to Paris in 1922.

He's travelled there to work on his novel, so it's no surprise that he soon finds himself mixed up in the expatriate literary scene that famously convened at the Shakespeare & Company bookstore in post-war Paris, a crew that featured such authors as Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and, of course, Ernest Hemingway, with whom Cobb quickly becomes friends.

Like Cobb, Hemingway is working on a novel, hoping to use his experiences in international conflicts to advance his career as a writer. Unlike Cobb, however, Hemingway's manuscript has just been stolen by foreign agents who suspect that it contains sensitive information. Never one to shy away from danger, Cobb volunteers to retrieve it – but he'll need all of his spycraft skills to infiltrate the compound where it's cached.

Head of Zeus * Crime Fiction
18 Dec 2018 * 60pp * £0.99 * 9781788548076
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Robert Olen Butler

Robert Olen Butler
Robert Olen Butler is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of sixteen novels and six volumes of short fiction. He has twice won a National Magazine Award in Fiction and received the 2013 F. Scott Fitzgerald Award for American Literature. He teaches creative writing at Florida State University.
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