Steve Bentleys Calypso Caper

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Who wouldn t love a 1961 dime novel called Calypso Caper With the tackiest ever Caribbean Sophia Loren on the cover and, just for once, the signature pulp rag naked body belonging to a man That s why I picked it up But that s not why I loved it I ve studied a lot of the great mystery writers, and I ve wondered time and again how Chandler did everything everyone else did AND in that sensual, gloomy, magical atmosphere of his.Frankly, I still don t know But I know Dietrich did Only instead of 1930s LA, he did it in 1961 Virgin Islands, where the heat is heavy and the flies are bad and you could lose years of your life to the wicked Caribbean rum without even knowing it.In a rattly little Volkswagen bug, no less.This one s so worth it you can t imagine.Update AAAAGHGHGHGHGGH I just looked the guy up You would NEVER BELIEVE who he was E Howard Hunt, the notorious director of the Watergate burglary who served prison time along with G Gordon Liddy and who confessed on