Poison Arrows by Stanley Feldman

 作者:后巛舡     |      日期:2019-03-02 06:07:01
By Roy Herbert MOST people, I imagine, know about the deadly South American poison curare from detective stories, often featuring a brilliant amateur who is running rings round the dimwits of Scotland Yard, murmuring “Curare, I fancy,” while surveying the corpse. Stanley Feldman’s book can give any detective story a run for its money. It is riveting. If curare is swallowed, it does no harm, which is why people can use it to hunt and still eat their prey. If injected into the bloodstream, curare kills by paralysing its victim,