HARLOWE, Reginald. Le Morphinomane Assassin.

(Brussels): Les Editions Harlowe, no date (c.1939).  Presumed first edition.  Paperback original?  216 pages.  Introduction by Charles Dangre.  Scarce Belgian drug novel in which Detective Raoul Peterson infiltrates a drug ring in order to discover which of four morphinomaniacs killed pharmacist Henri Durieu.  The novel was actually written by Augustin Surmont the Assistant Commissioner of the Ixelles Police.  A very good copy in photo-illustrated wrappers, showing a female shooting up.  Scarce Worldcat locates a single copy at Koninklijke Bibliotheek.


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