Ross Macdonald’s real name was Kenneth Millar. Books by ross macdonald.
Ross Macdonald’s real name was Kenneth Millar. Born near San Francisco in 1915 and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Millar returned to the . 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.
The Drowning Pool is a difficult novel for me to recommend. From the first scene between Archer and his client RMcD lays a heavy hand on his usually much more deft touch
The Drowning Pool is a difficult novel for me to recommend. From the first scene between Archer and his client RMcD lays a heavy hand on his usually much more deft touch. Detective and client, the true innocents in the book, engage in the usual hard-boiled banter but it's very strained and a almost cruel on Archer's part.
The Drowning Pool is Ross Macdonald's gripping tale of adultery, jealousy, murder and lies. Ross Macdonald's Lew Archer mysteries rewrote the conventions of the detective novel with their credible, humane hero, and with Macdonald's insight and moral complexity won new literary respectability for the hardboiled genre previously pioneered by Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler. They have also received praise from such celebrated writers as William Goldman, Jonathan Kellerman, Eudora Welty and Elmore Leonard.
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The Drowning Pool is a 1950 mystery novel by American writer Ross Macdonald, his second book in the series revolving around the cases of private detective Lew Archer. Archer is hired by a woman to investigate a libellous letter she received. The family lives in the house situated on the line between two Southern Californian towns, one an idyllic, oil-rich town and the other the small, seedy town from which the oil comes, corrupt and destroyed by the industry.
The Drowning Pool I'd kill myself if I had my mother's courage. The Drowning Pool - La Toile d araignée (film, 1975) Pour les articles homonymes, voir La Toile d araignée.
Author: Ross Macdonald. When a millionaire matriarch is found floating face-down in the family pool, the prime suspects are her good-for-nothing son and his seductive teenage daughter. In The Drowning Pool, Lew Archer takes this case in the . suburbs and encounters a moral wasteland of corporate greed and family hatred-and sufficient motive for a dozen murders.
In The Drowning Pool, Lew Archer takes this case in the . Published in 1965, 1963, and 1950, respectively, this trio feature Macdonald’s hard-boiled private detective Lew Archer. From Library Journal. The plots involve murder, deceit, blackmail, sex, and all those other goodies that make for great crime stories.
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