From The Guardian‘s review of Alibi:

Abbott’s skill is best demonstrated by pithy dialogue in scenes of exceptional economy. In Alibi, for example, a favourite was the brilliant cut diamond of an exchange in the latter stages of the story, between Kitchen’s Greg and his brother-in-law:

Alibi: Michael Kitchen: Adam Kotz: You killed him? Yep. 1Alibi: Michael Kitchen: Adam Kotz: You killed him? Yep. 2
Alibi: Michael Kitchen: Adam Kotz: You killed him? Yep. 3Alibi: Michael Kitchen: Adam Kotz: You killed him? Yep. 4
Alibi: Michael Kitchen: Adam Kotz: You killed him? Yep. 5Alibi: Michael Kitchen: Adam Kotz: You killed him? Yep. 6
Alibi: Michael Kitchen: Adam Kotz: You killed him? Yep. 7Alibi: Michael Kitchen: Adam Kotz: You killed him? Yep. 8
Alibi: Michael Kitchen: Adam Kotz: You killed him? Yep. 9Alibi: Michael Kitchen: Adam Kotz: You killed him? Yep. 10

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