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Edited with astute commentary by the club’s president, Martin Edwards, this substantial volume gathers 90 essays — both old and new — on the cunning and devious artistry employed by leading authors of crime, suspense and adventure fiction.When I find fiction too draining, I turn to books about books. They can be as thrilling as a whodunit.|Michael Dirda|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
Finnegan was a cunning signing as a minor league free agent out of the Oakland system and didn’t allow a run in 21 of his 25 outings.Brad Hand’s arrival might end a Nationals tradition: The search for summer relief|Barry Svrluga|January 26, 2021|Washington Post
But Stephen Kotkin's new biography reveals a learned despot who acted cunningly to take advantage of the times.
Raptly, they drink in the cunningly arranged open floor plan.
The soldier looked for a moment cunningly at the hunter, and then suddenly changed his tone.The Border Rifles|Gustave Aimard
There were hundreds of racks containing bundles so cunningly rolled that you could see at a glance what was in each.The Relief of Mafeking|Filson Young
I have nae clear mind about his coat,” said Alan cunningly; “but it sticks in my head that it was blue.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 10 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
He grinned cunningly and reached into a pocket, drawing out a paper.The Range Boss|Charles Alden Seltzer
The wainscot cupboard I had so cunningly devised was swinging wide.The Reckoning|Robert W. Chambers