A Plot for Murder (Murder Can Be Fun) by Fredric Brown

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By Fredric Brown

BILL TRACY, ex-newspaperman and radio script author, needed to discover who was once utilizing his homicide plots... for keeps.

Brown's novel approximately an ex-reporter who, dissatisfied along with his profession writing a radio cleaning soap opera, appears to create a brand new express, dubbed "Murder may be Fun," and alter genres. issues get dicey whilst killings take place, utilizing our hero's unpublished scripts as a template.

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If you’ve heard of them. He’s a researcher. And in addition he likes to hunt small game. ’ At that precise moment Wallander dropped a plate. It cracked in two. His father did not look up from the paper. ‘That’ll cost you,’ he said. Wallander had had enough. He took his coat and left without a word. I will never go out to Österlen, he thought. I will never set foot 51 219O_tx:219O_co 30/7/08 10:11 Page 52 in his home again. I don’t understand how I have put up with that man all these years. But now I’ve had enough.

He may have thought you were a burglar,’ he said. ’ Hemberg threw down the pen and leaned back in his chair. ‘You don’t seem convinced,’ he said, without masking the fact that Wallander was beginning to get on his nerves. Wallander immediately realised that he had gone too far and started his retreat. ‘Of course I am,’ he said. ’ ‘Good,’ Hemberg said. ‘Then that’s settled. It was good of you to 27 219O_tx:219O_co 30/7/08 10:10 Page 28 report this. I’ll send over a couple of guys to deal with the mess.

54 219O_tx:219O_co 30/7/08 10:11 Page 55 Mona had still not called. It had started to rain again. He could hear accordion music from somewhere. He asked himself what the hell he was doing. His neighbour Hålén had committed suicide, after first swallowing some precious stones.

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