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Proof - FRANCIS, Dick

Guild, 1984, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ.

If you mix a liquid with gunpowder and ignite it, and it burns with a steady blue flame, then the liquid must be at least fifty per cent alcohol: and that's PROOF…Tony Beach, wine merchant, knew his scotch, so to be asked to give his opinion of one particular bottle seemed harmless enough, but the bottle contained firewater of a highly-explosive nature…and without intending it Tony had set out on a one-way route into danger. From a harmless Sunday morning party at a racing stable and onwards to the edge of death, Tony came nearer and nearer to a lethal adversary and also to unexpected knowledge of his own self.

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