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I, the Jury

When the man who saved his life in the War turns up the victim of a gruesome murder, private detective Mike Hammer is on the case and out for revenge, working his way through a sleazy, surreal New York full of shifty drug addicts, psychoanalysts, twisted rich people, and of course, nymphomaniacs. Mickey Spillane’s most enduring and angriest creation set the standard, for better or worse, for the style people think of today as the hardboiled detective novel.

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