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The Dead Stay Dumb

The Dead Stay Dumb

James Hadley Chase

Year of publication: 1941

James Hadley Chase THE DEAD STAY DUMB PART ONE There were three of them. The bigness of the room hid them from the sun, burning up the road outside. They sat round a table, close to the bar, drinking corn whisky. George, behind the bar, held a swab in his thick fingers, and listened to them talk. Every now and then he nodded his square head and said, Youre dead right, mister. He just yessed them alongthat was all. Walcott uneasily fingered a coin in his vest pocket. It was all the money he had, ...

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