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Next time someone who doesn't read mysteries asks where they should start, point them toward Ross Macdonald. Luckily, Vintage/Black Lizard is reprinting several of Macdonald's classic Lew Archer novels in handsome new quality paperback versions. If Black Money (or the other two books in the current series, The Drowning Pool and The Chill) don't have them panting for more, they're probably hopeless cases.
Published in 1965, 1963, and 1950, respectively, this trio feature Macdonald's hard-boiled private detective Lew Archer. The plots involve murder, deceit, blackmail, sex, and all those other goodies that make for great crime stories.
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This is a pretty good book. I had never heard of this dude but was refered to him by other Raymond Chandler fans. Pleasent surprise.Published on April 19 1999
An elegant masterpiece of crime fiction. Vivid and unsentimental, with crisp stylish prose, "Black Money" shows thepower of Ross Macdonald work, and Black Lizard should... Read morePublished on Nov. 16 1997