From Publishers Weekly
McBain brings back the Deaf Man to baffle the police of his 87th precinct. By switching the narrative back and forth from the police officers to the psychotic criminal, the author creates tension that lasts until the shattering conclusion. "Ingenious," PW stated.
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Ed McBain is, by far, the best at what he does. Case closed.Time
Shrewd plotting, deadpan humor, and understated, unnerving violence.Publishers Weekly
McBain is so good he ought to be arrested.San Diego Union-Tribune
McBain is one of the best mystery/suspense/thriller writers of our era.