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By Robert L. Gale

Ross Macdonald is healthier referred to as the writer of personal detective Lew Archer and because the writer of such works as The Drowning Pool (1950) and The Underground Man (1971). probably the most renowned American secret writers of the 20 th century, he's frequently in comparison to Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler-authors from whom he borrowed literary techniques-but is mostly thought of extra severe and complicated, frequently writing approximately dysfunctional households in educational settings. This reference is a handy consultant to his lifestyles and works.

Included are a number of alphabetically prepared entries for person works, characters, relatives, neighbors. Entries for novels supply plot summaries, lists of characters, and short severe commentaries. Longer entries cite works for extra examining, and the amount closes with a specific, common bibliography. Entries are cross-referenced, and the ebook incorporates a chronology and precise index.

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