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2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 2.00 (16 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Laurence Klavan Narrator: Nick Sullivan Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2017 ISBN: 9781538467695
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Roy Milano, a self-described movie detective who is devoted to finding, hoarding, and reciting arcane information about films, once again stumbles into a murder case—this one centering on a copy of Jerry Lewis’ infamous unfinished film, The Day the Clown Cried, shot in Sweden in 1972. Though rough cuts were apparently screened for the filmmaker’s colleagues and Hollywood insiders, the movie was quickly suppressed and never exhibited to the general public or to any critic or film historian. And now certain cinema buffs are ready to kill to possess that elusive footage. It’s up to Roy to save the day, and the film, before everything unravels.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A sparkling, fast-paced jewel of a novel…Movie buffs will absolutely gorge on this smorgasbord of arcane silver screen trivia.”

    Katherine Neville, New York Times bestselling author

  • “Hilarious…A gratifying ending drops the curtain on this wholly entertaining sequel: a frenzied encore for suspense fans and an edifying indulgence for seasoned film buffs.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “The work is performed beautifully…[Sullivan’s] delivery is flawless.”


  • “Laurence Klavan’s Roy Milano books are great fun…Given the craziness of the movie business with its titillating gossip, Klavan should have an endless supply of material for novels to come.”

    Mystery Scene

  • “Extremely interesting…riveting.”

    AOL Book Report

  • “Another madcap adventure…Very funny.”

    Kirkus Reviews

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ruth | 3/28/2012

    " Good. Looking for lost rare movies. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 KK | 3/29/2010

    " bad. very bad. browse imdb instead. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 KK | 9/17/2007

    " bad. very bad. browse imdb instead. "

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About the Author

Laurence Klavan is the Edgar Award–winning author of Mrs. White. His other novels include The Cutting Room and The Shooting Script. He received two Drama Desk nominations for the book and lyrics to Bed and Sofa, a musical produced by New York’s Vineyard Theatre. With Susan Kim he cowrote the graphic novels City of Spies and Brain Camp. As kids, he and his three brothers used to make epic movies in their backyard, reenacting the Alamo, the signing of the Magna Carta, and the end of the world.

About the Narrator

Nick Sullivan has worked extensively on Broadway and at many theaters throughout the United States. His television credits include The Good Wife, Madame Secretary, Boardwalk Empire, 30 Rock, Elementary, Alpha House, Royal Pains, All My Children, Reading Rainbow, and all three Law & Order series. Film credits include Our Idiot Brother, Prison Song, and Puccini for Beginners. He has recorded hundreds of audiobooks, is an Audie Award winner, and has received eight AudioFile Earphones Awards.