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A Knife for Celeste

Eric Burgess

Published 1950
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All that he wanted from life was to find Celeste, to look at her once without desire and to plunge his knife into her black heart. All the way home from INdia, all the months before, ever since her letter had come saying they were through and that heMoreAll that he wanted from life was to find Celeste, to look at her once without desire and to plunge his knife into her black heart. All the way home from INdia, all the months before, ever since her letter had come saying they were through and that he was not to try and find her, he had thought of nothing hut Celeste and his knift. At first it did not seem too impossible a task to find her. A woman like Celeste could not be hid for long. But he was looking for the girl he had left behind him five years ago, and five years is al long time in wartime. Celeste had been many things to many men since then. Each fresh discovery stripped him of another illusion and then at last he found Celeste. Here is a story of obsession and growing suspense with a climax as unsuspected as it is powerful.