George Axelrod

The son of silent movie actress Betty Carpenter, George Axelrod was the author of "The Seven Year Itch," which became the classic film starring Marilyn Monroe, and the screenwriter of "The Manchurian Candidate" and "Breakfast At Tiffany’s”. He also wrote numerous other stage plays, radio plays, films, and TV series episodes, as well as novels.

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From the Academy Award-Nominated Screenwriter of BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’Sand THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE comes a breathtaking story of murder and mischief

IT’S THE STORY of a big-game hunter, fisherman, fighter, visitor to Cuba, drunk, and Nobel Prize-winning author, recently deceased of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, whose final unpublished manuscript could fetch a mint…

IT’S THE STORY of a short, balding man with a high-pitched voice and a vicious wit, whose cocktail parties are the talk of the town, especially when a beautiful woman dies at one of them…

IT’S THE STORY of Hollywood’s sexiest starlet, who manages to conceal things even when she’s wearing nothing but a towel…

…and it’s the story of Dick Sherman, intrepid New York publisher, on the trail of the literary find of the century – and the killer who will stop at nothing to keep it from being found.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780857683076
  • Dimensions: 171 x 105mm
  • Mass market paperback: 208pp
  • Publication date: 6 May 2011
  • All authors:
    George Axelrod

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