Agreement to Kill

Agreement to Kill Punching Dixon had gotten Jake Spinner thrown in jail but now that he s out all he wants is a fresh start back on his farm Suddenly Dixon is dead and Spinner is on the run escaping town in the getaw

  • Title: Agreement to Kill
  • Author: Peter Rabe
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 302
  • Format: Paperback
  • Punching Dixon had gotten Jake Spinner thrown in jail, but now that he s out all he wants is a fresh start back on his farm Suddenly Dixon is dead and Spinner is on the run, escaping town in the getaway car with Dixon s assassin in the back seat He knows the cops won t believe his innocence He knows his only chance is to keep the cold, clubfooted little killer known asPunching Dixon had gotten Jake Spinner thrown in jail, but now that he s out all he wants is a fresh start back on his farm Suddenly Dixon is dead and Spinner is on the run, escaping town in the getaway car with Dixon s assassin in the back seat He knows the cops won t believe his innocence He knows his only chance is to keep the cold, clubfooted little killer known as Loma with him Because Loma is his ticket to a new life His respectable life shattered, Spinner figures the only ones who ll take him in now are the guys who hired Loma The choice is easy until he meets Ann.

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    • Peter Rabe

      Peter Rabe aka Peter Rabinowitsch, was a German American writer who also used the nom de plumes Marco Malaponte and J T MacCargo though not all of the latter s books were by him Rabe was the author of over 30 books, mostly of crime fiction, published between 1955 and 1975.

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    • I was disappointed by AGREEMENT TO KILL. The characters were two dimensional, the plot didn't come together in a plausible way and the overall story itself was a bit of a reach. With any fiction, a certain amount of suspended belief is required but I couldn't fathom how this plot was hatched and force myself to believe it could actually happen. Jake Spinner is accused of the murder of a shady local town character, only to escape the laws clutches, locate the real hired killer and then attempt to [...]



    • As I was reading Agreement to Kill, my first Peter Rabe novel, Rabe's prose kept reminding me of Joseph Conrad (né Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski), the Polish-born British novelist who was not fluent in English until adulthood. Though stylistically very different, Rabe and Conrad both write with a self-confident awkwardness: While their styles are effective, neither writer seems entirely comfortable with the English language. Once I had finished Agreement to Kill, I discovered (to my surpris [...]


    • Agreement To Kill (1957) is a very quirky pulp noir by Peter Rabe. It’s not one of his best, but it’s quirky and original. Jake Spinner is an ex-con who is released and moves back to his small town where he has every reason to kill this guy who, you guessed it, gets killed. The killer is a taciturn club-foot named Loma. They take it on the lam together: Loma because he is the killer and Spinner because everyone thinks he is the killer. Spinner, wanted anyway, decides that he may as well beco [...]


    • Agreement to Kill is Peter Rabe's take on the theme of an innocent man on the run. It takes an ordinary guy with all the evidence in his he world pointing toward his guilt and throws in a deadly Assassin, a femme fatale, and mob connections. It also includes a jury trial, Perry Mason style. However, like other Peter Rabe books, there's a certain oddness and awkwardness to the main characters and the story. Even the romantic entanglements are odd, awkward, & don't make perfect sense. But that [...]


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