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The Hot Rock
by Donald E. Westlake | Mystery & Thrillers
Registered by wingTarnawing of Tampere, Pirkanmaa / Birkaland Finland on 10/6/2008
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Journal Entry 1 by wingTarnawing from Tampere, Pirkanmaa / Birkaland Finland on Monday, October 06, 2008

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First published in America in 1970 by Simon & Schuster. This edition published in Great Britain in 1985 by Futura Publications, London. Paperback, 196 pages.


The blurb:

It wasn’t easy.
First they had to bomb a museum, blow a jail, blitz a police station and break a bank.
Then they had to heist THE HOT ROCK.
And the pay-off? Well, that’s where it REALLY got difficult

‘Great fun’ Evening Standard
‘Marvellously entertaining’ Irish Press
‘Comes close to the ultimate in comic, big-caper novels’ New York Times


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I just realized I’ve got both The Hot Rock and the Finnish translation Kuuma kivi. This one’s free to go, especially since it happens to be on someone’s wishlist.
myntti won a surprise in Hyvän mielen arvonta in September. I hope she’ll enjoy Dortmunder and his gang.


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Journal Entry 2 by wingmynttiwing from Tampere, Pirkanmaa / Birkaland Finland on Tuesday, October 07, 2008

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Thank you, Tarna!

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16.11.2014
Varattu LolaRobinille Tusina täynnä -palkinnoksi. 


Journal Entry 3 by wingmynttiwing at Tampere, Pirkanmaa / Birkaland Finland on Thursday, September 03, 2015

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Not quite as funny as some of the later Dortmunder novels, but an entertaining read anyway. How many tries does it take to steal one diamond? Answer: many. :-) 


Journal Entry 4 by LolaRobin at Vammala, Pirkanmaa / Birkaland Finland on Friday, September 11, 2015

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I got the book the last week, thank you for it. (Ja kiitos myös tästä vapautuspussista. Näin syksyn tullessa se tulee tarpeeseen.) 


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