By Brett Halliday
The honeymoon is over—and it’s time for Mike Shayne to organize for Miami’s killing season
For years, Mike Shayne has tangled with the hardest crooks the rustic has to supply, outsmarting a few and outpunching the remainder. He used to be sturdy at his task, yet he had not anyone to come back domestic to—until he met Phyllis. After rescuing his damsel in misery greater than as soon as, the hard-boiled PI stumbled on himself falling in love, and ahead of he knew it, they have been married and on their honeymoon in Cuba. regrettably for the lovebirds, their migration domestic to Miami marks the peak of vacationer season, while each gangster in the United States travels south to play. He could be a married guy, yet Mike Shayne won’t be spending this balmy wintry weather cozied up at home.
whilst a real-estate developer attempts to rent Shayne to wreck into his domestic as a part of an insurance-fraud rip-off, the scheme speedy turns to homicide. With extra deaths at the horizon, Shayne should be cautious if he doesn’t are looking to have a good time his first marriage ceremony anniversary at the back of bars.
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3. The translation is taken from the fragment of the letter on a "self-portrait" in The Renaissance Philosophy of Man, eds. E. O. H. Randall, Jr. (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1948), pp. 34-35. 4. Epistle to Posterity, trans. Morris Bishop, p. 7. 5. All quotations from On His Own Ignorance and That of Others are taken from The Renaissance Philosophy of Man, pp. 47-133. 6. Cicero's critique of Socrates is to be found in De oratore, III, xvi, 60-61. The admission by the Sophist Gorgias that rhetoric is "the kind of persuasion which produces belief, not knowledge" is found in Gorgias 454e.
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