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Black Money (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

When Lew Archer is hired to get the goods on the suspiciously suave Frenchman who's run off with his client's girlfriend, it looks like a simple case of alienated affections. Things look different when the mysterious foreigner turns out to be connected to a seven-year-old suicide and a mountain of gambling debts. Black Money is Ross Macdonald at his finest.

Review:

"A beautiful job...rich in plot and character... The denouement is both surprising and shocking and the whole is up to Mr. Macdonald's extraordinarily high standards." The New York Times Book Review

Review:

"It was not just that Ross MacDonald taught us how to write; he taught us how to read, and how to think about life, and maybe in some small but mattering way, how to live." Robert B. Parker)

Synopsis:

Lew Archer is hired to investigate the suspicious French "aristocrat" who's run off with his client's girlfriend — only to uncover a mountain of gambling debts and a seven-year-old suicide with lethal repercussions in the present.

Synopsis:

Through the character of Lew Archer, Ross Macdonald gave the American crime novel a psychological depth and moral complexity that his predecessors had only hinted at. The series has been called "The finest series of detective novels ever written." by the New York Times.

Synopsis:

US

Synopsis:

A sun-drenched California town. A beautiful young woman who has jilted her fiance to take up with a mysterious Frenchman. A poor little rich boy who wants her back. Enter private detective Lew Archer to investigate an entangled web of crime.

About the Author

Ross Macdonald's real name was Kenneth Millar. Born near San Francisco in 1915 and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Millar returned to the U.S. as a young man and published his first novel in 1944. He served as the president of the Mystery Writers of America and was awarded their Grand Master Award, as well as the Mystery Writers of Great Britain's Silver Dagger Award. He died in 1983.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679768104
Author:
MacDonald, Ross
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Subject:
California
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & detective
Subject:
Private investigators
Subject:
Archer, lew (fictitious character)
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Private investigators - California -
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
mystery;fiction;lew archer;crime;noir;detective;novel;hardboiled;crime fiction;detective fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Publication Date:
19960631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 0.58 in 0.5 lb

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Product details 256 pages Vintage Books USA - English 9780679768104 Reviews:
"Review" by , "A beautiful job...rich in plot and character... The denouement is both surprising and shocking and the whole is up to Mr. Macdonald's extraordinarily high standards."
"Review" by , "It was not just that Ross MacDonald taught us how to write; he taught us how to read, and how to think about life, and maybe in some small but mattering way, how to live."
"Synopsis" by , Lew Archer is hired to investigate the suspicious French "aristocrat" who's run off with his client's girlfriend — only to uncover a mountain of gambling debts and a seven-year-old suicide with lethal repercussions in the present.
"Synopsis" by , Through the character of Lew Archer, Ross Macdonald gave the American crime novel a psychological depth and moral complexity that his predecessors had only hinted at. The series has been called "The finest series of detective novels ever written." by the New York Times.
"Synopsis" by , US
"Synopsis" by , A sun-drenched California town. A beautiful young woman who has jilted her fiance to take up with a mysterious Frenchman. A poor little rich boy who wants her back. Enter private detective Lew Archer to investigate an entangled web of crime.
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