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Eddy Deco's Last Caper: An Illustrated Mystery
Eddy Deco's Last Caper An Illustrated Mystery Author:Gahan Wilson EDDY DECO'S LAST CAPER is Gahan Wilson's answer to the classic hardboiled-detective fiction of the 1930s and '40s--a hilarious, affectionate, illustrated parody of the genre that is a well-turned mystery in its own right. — The revelation of a murder triggers the action, and our hard-drinking, down-at-the-heels hero, private eye Eddy Deco, takes ... more »on the case. Although his investigation begins routinely enough, events soon take on a life of their own. Wilson plays fair and careful readers will find they can pick up clues to the mystery's solution from the text and the author's more than one hundred stylish illustrations. With his trademark penchant for the bizarre twist, Mr. Wilson has spun here a singularly strange and wonderful tale of intrigue, suspense, and humor--culminating in an uproarious climax readers won't soon forget.
Marvelously entertaining and completely unique, EDDY DECO'S LAST CAPER is the last word in literary laughs, a fast and funny takeoff on one of America's best-loved literary genres by one of its most inventive voices.« less