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by Ross Macdonald
Ross Macdonald is the main pseudonym that was used by the American-Canadian writer of crime fiction Kenneth Millar (/ˈmɪlər/; December 13, 1915 – July 11, 1983).
Ross Macdonald is the main pseudonym that was used by the American-Canadian writer of crime fiction Kenneth Millar (/ˈmɪlər/; December 13, 1915 – July 11, 1983). He is best known for his series of hardboiled novels set in Southern California and featuring private detective Lew Archer. Brought up in the province of Ontario, Canada, Macdonald eventually settled in the state of California, where he died in 1983.
The Name Is Archer book. Several people recommended Ross Macdonald's Lew Archer series as the ones coming very close to Raymond Chandler's writing quality. I really liked the works of the latter, but his Philip Marlowe feels quite old and way too cynical in the latter novels. So does Ross Macdonald deliver? Yes, sort of; read on for the explanation. If you read any noir mystery books from the real masters of the genre you know what to expect.
John Ross Macdonald The Name is Archer Find the Woman I SAT in my brand-new office with the odor of paint in my nostrils and waited for something to happen. I SAT in my brand-new office with the odor of paint in my nostrils and waited for something to happen. I had been back on the Boulevard for one day. This was the beginning of the second day. Below the window, flashing in the morning sun, the traffic raced and roared with a noise like battle.
Lew Archer short stories The Name is Archer (paperback original .
Lew Archer short stories The Name is Archer (paperback original containing 7 stories) - 1955 Lew Archer: Private Investigator (The Name is Archer + 2 additional stories) - 1977 Strangers in Town (Two of the three short stories include Lew Archer; one,"Death by Water," features Joe Rogers) - 2001 The Archer Files, The Complete Short Stories of Lew Archer Private Investigator, Including Newly Discovered Case Notes, ed. Tom Nolan - 2007.
by. Macdonald, Ross, 1915-1983. Books for People with Print Disabilities. New York : Bantam Books. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; americana. Internet Archive Books.
Ross Macdonald is best known as author of the Lew Archer series of hardboiled detective novels. The Name is Archer consists of 7 of these stories. The writing in all 7 stories is first rate. But he also wrote a few Lew Archer short stories. Each of the narratives flows along smoothly. Macdonald consistently uses a very descriptive brand of prose that quite effectively brings the reader vivid images of what is happening as Lew Archer tackles the very worst of what humanity chooses to dish out. Ever the cynic, Archer delivers some very funny wisecracks, a number of which are priceless
Macdonald brought a new method of psychological construction to the hard-boiled nove. e was in line with many of the important mid-century movements of American literary fiction, and deserves to be seen as a worthy addition to them. The Times Literary Supplement. Ross Macdonald was the principal pen name of Canadian-American writer Kenneth Millar (1915-1983).
Ross Macdonald – The Name is Archer
Ross Macdonald – The Name is Archer. Pulp Magazine Book And Magazine Magazine Art Magazine Covers Pulp Fiction Book Crime Fiction Jack Vettriano Vintage Book Covers Vintage Magazines. Ross Macdonald is the pseudonym of the American-Canadian writer of crime fiction Kenneth Millar (December 1915 – July He is best known for his series of hardboiled novels set in southern California and featuring private detective Lew Archer. Ross MacDonald December, 1915 – 11 July, is an American-Canadian writer which specializes in crime fiction.
He sat for a while with his head down, then spoke in a stronger voice. I scored three touchdowns that day, four if you count Mildred. I was seventeen when William was conceived, eighteen when he was born. There wasn’t much I could do for him. I had no money. I was trying to make it through college
I walked into the studio, which was high and dim as a hayloft. The big north window in the opposite wall was hung with monkscloth draperies that shut out the morning light.
I walked into the studio, which was high and dim as a hayloft. I found the switch beside. the door and snapped it on. Several fluorescent tubes suspended from the naked rafters flickered and burnt blue-white. A strange woman faced me under the cruel light. She was only a charcoal sketch on an easel, but she gave me a chill.
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