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by Luke Short

The last great novel by the King of the Western!
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ISBN: 0515055581
ISBN13: 978-0515055580
Category: Literature
Subcategory: Genre Fiction
Author: Luke Short
Language: English
Publisher: Jove Publications (1980)
ePUB size: 1269 kb
FB2 size: 1976 kb
Rating: 4.4
Votes: 619
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One of the best westerns written love this book
A well-written, believable, western story that moved along and held my interest with unexpected plot twists. Well-drawn characters aided imagination of the scenes and settings.
It has been many years since I read "The Primrose Try" from cover to cover so I will not make much comment on content. What I will do is provide some additional information as to the different printings available of this book in paperback. I own a previous Bantam printing from 1967 which says at the very bottom of the cover: Never Before in Paperback. The number is F3349. In 1980 Jove published the same book under the title A Man Could Get Killed, also stating in bold print at the top of the cover: First Time in Print! The only differences I can find between these copies is Jove divided the book in to four more chapters--19 verses 23. Other than that I can find no changes. Then you have the one listed here which I do not own but the cover illustrations and positioning are from the time period when Bantam was promoting itself: A Bantam Western; and every cover was laid out to match. I have other Luke Short titles which match. As an interesting side-light, Fredrick Glidden signed a contract with Bantam in the early 1960's to write at least two novels a year, but he didn't or couldn't so Bantam hired a relative new comer to supply novels for them. His name Louis L'Amour, and as we know he became Bantam's number one seller of westerns. Most of Luke Short's novels are well worth reading; they provide an evening's entertainment; they relate the West as it pretty much really was--or as we like to believe it was as created by Zane Grey, the father of the "western" novel. I would not hesitate to endorse any of his work for purchase.
Another very good Luke Short story, an undercover U.S. Marshall is sent to Junction City and Primrose to help get evidence on 2 men and their henchmen who have been skamming the government in regard to cattle sold for reservation indians, and later turn to murder to remove a dangerous witness, this book was published as The Primrose Try in 1967 and 1984 by Bantam, wonder how Jove books got this story under another name stating that this was the first time in print, oh well
LS has penned a western about a gentleman and an Indian Agent who for years have been cheating the Indians and the U.S. Government. After a witness is Murdered a U.S. Marshal is sent in undercover to find or discover new evidence against the two men. This is an excellent read for the genre.....DEHS