– What’s his racket?
– Stick-up, gunman. A good one. He can shoot, and he’s plain crazy. He
ain’t hampered by nothing like imagination or fear of consequences. I
wish he was. It’s these careful, sensible birds that are easiest caught.
I’d swear the Pasha was in on a couple jobs that were turned in
Heliopolis last month. But I can’t fit him to ‘em. I’m going to clamp
him some day, though — and that’s a promise.
Yusef never kept his promise. A prowler killed him in a Garden City residence a month later. Bang! Bang! Bang! Damned lunatics.arranged by Thomas Bush & Jean Colombain+