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The novels of Ross Macdonald

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Macdonald, Ross, 1915- -- Criticism and interpretation., Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism., Noir fiction, American -- History and criticism., Private investigators in literature., Archer, Lew (Fictitious character), California -- In litera

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StatementMichael Kreyling.
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LC ClassificationsPS3525.I486 Z75 2005
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Paginationx, 185 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL3299637M
ISBN 101570035776
LC Control Number2004027811

Ross MacDonald is a Canadian and American author of fiction. It is the pen name of Kenneth Millar. He was born in and died in He is the author of crime fiction and mystery novels. He is considered to be one of the masters when it comes to the genre of hard boiled mystery, along with Raymond Chandler and Dashell Hammet.

Ross Macdonald was the pen name of American-Canadian author Kenneth Millar (). During his career, Macdonald wrote crime fiction/mystery novels, largely featuring P.I. Lew Archer that were set in Southern California. Along with Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, he is considered to be one of the masters of hardboiled plots were complex, usually.

The Ross Macdonald Collection: 11 Classic Lew Archer Novels: A Library of America Boxed Set (Lew Archer: The Library of America, ) by Ross Macdonald and Tom Nolan | out of 5 stars 6.

Hailed as one of the 'holy trinity of American crime writers', Ross Macdonald surpassed his predecessors Chandler and Hammett, writing detective novels informed by sorrows and by Freud, argues.

3) THE CHILL () - Ross Macdonald. Also: The Galton Case () The Underground Man () Sleeping Beauty () The Doomsters () The single greatest novelist of the genre. No one has surpassed him. The Lew Archer novels make most crime fiction look like cartoons.

4) DEEP WATER - Patricia Highsmith () Also: The Talented Mr Ripley (). The Ross Macdonald Collection: 11 Classic Lew Archer Novels: A Library of America Boxed Set (Lew Archer: The Library of America, ) by Ross Macdonald and Tom Nolan | out of 5 stars   That’s how private detective Lew Archer sums up his investigation into three seemingly unrelated murders near the climax of The Zebra-Striped Hearse, Ross Macdonald’s classic California crime novel.

Those four words would long outlive the book. Today, they are as closely associated with Archer and his creator as any the author : Bruce Riordan. See all books authored by Ross Macdonald, including The Chill, and The Galton Case, and more on Three Great Lew Archer Novels of Suspense.

Ross Macdonald $ Archer, P.I. Ross Macdonald $ - $ We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. Millions of Macdonald's books were sold. After twenty years in the mystery field, Ross Macdonald was an overnight success.

The world at large discovered a writer already well known to mystery fans. Crime-fiction reviewers had long hailed Macdonald as the hard-boiled successor to Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler.

Ross Macdonald (), the pseudonym of writer Kenneth Millar, was the author of the popular Lew Archer mystery series. Often mentioned in the same breath as Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, Macdonald’s hard-boiled detective novels set in Southern California are considered classic works of the genre.

Ross MacDonald -- the complete book list. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. Save $30 when you buy all three Ross Macdonald volumes in a boxed set. Revered by such contemporary masters as Sue Grafton, George Pelecanos, and James Ellroy, praised by Eudora Welty as “a more serious and complex writer than Chandler and Hammett ever were,” Ross Macdonald (the pseudonym of Kenneth Millar) brought to the crime novel a new realism and.

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This site is like a library. About Ross Macdonald: Four Novels of the s (LOA #). At last, the brilliant successor to Hammett and Chandler in a definitive collector’s edition: Revered by such contemporary masters as Sue Grafton, George Pelecanos, and James Ellroy, Ross Macdonald (the pseudonym of Kenneth Millar) brought to the crime novel new levels of social realism and psychological.

About The Ross Macdonald Collection: 11 Classic Lew Archer Novels. Ross Macdonald transformed the detective novel into a literary expression of unique psychological depth and drama. Here, for the first time in a deluxe three-volume Library of America boxed set, are eleven of his classic Lew Archer mysteries.

Lew Archer is the central character in a series of hardboiled mystery novels by American-Canadian author Ross Macdonald. Archer is a private detective who works out of Southern California in the ’s. His characteristics initially started out very similar to that of Philip Marlowe, although he would diverge later on.

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Revisiting A Suburbia-Gone-Sour In Ross Macdonald's Crime Fiction A reissue of four of the detective writer's s novels excavates the dark depths of California's suburban decay. Maureen. Ross Macdonald Orlando, Florida: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, ; Sipper, Ralph B.

Inward Journey: Reflections on Ross Macdonald by 25 of America's Most Distinguished Authors New York: The Mysterious Press, Nolan, Tom Ross Macdonald: A Biography. Buy this book Introduction by Sue Grafton New York: Scribner, "An important new bio. The complete series list for - A Lew Archer Mystery Ross MacDonald.

Series reading order, cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. Get this from a library. The novels of Ross Macdonald. [Michael Kreyling] -- In his examination of Macdonald's eighteen detective novels, Kreyling suggests that this author elevated a popular genre from the plateau reached by Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler to a level.

Tom Nolan, editor, is the author of the definitive Ross Macdonald: A Biography (). In addition to the three-volume Library of America edition of Macdonald’s fiction he has edited The Archer Files () and (with Suzanne Marrs) Meanwhile There Are Letters: The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and Ross Macdonald ().

Once Ross Macdonald (Ken Millar) broke through with the Galton Case, every novel from then on formed one of the great canons of American literature. The N.Y. Times Book Review had The Underground Man as its front page review in Well-deserved recongnition for a writer at his zenith.5/5(5).

Lew Archer is a fictional character created by American-Canadian writer Ross is a private detective working in Southern California.

Between the late s and the early s, the character appeared in 18 novels and a handful of shorter works as well as several film and television d by: Ross Macdonald. TOM NOLAN has been a freelance writer for many publications (including Rolling Stone, The Village Voice, The New York Times Book Review, and Oxford American) since age 18—and a Ross Macdonald reader since age He is the author of Ross Macdonald: A Biography () and editor of Ross Macdonald’s The Archer Files ().

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Among living crime novelists, Ross MacDonald is simply the best of the best. In MacDonald, newly discharged from the Navy and beginning a career. When he died inRoss Macdonald was the best-known and most highly regarded crime-fiction writer in America.

Long considered the rightful successor to the mantles of Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, Ross Macdonald and his Lew Archer-novels were hailed by The New York Times as "the finest series of detective novels ever written by an American."Released on:   Kevin Avery, with Jeff Wong, created a beautiful book from the late Paul Nelson’s interviews with Macdonald [It’s All One Case: The Illustrated Ross Macdonald Archives, ].

All Macdonald’s novels are available in handsome editions in the U.S. and the UK and other countries, including three Library of America volumes whose publication Author: J.

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Ross MacDonald ARCHER AT LARGE, THREE EXCITING NOVELS: The Galton Case, the Chill, Black Money Book Club Edition Hardcover New York Alfred A. Knopf Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Page edges lightly stained. Book Club Edition stated on front Rating: % positive.

Actually, Ross Macdonald was a better plotter than either of them, and the details of his complex storyline for The Chill interlock as magnificently as the stones of an Incan wall.

If I have anything even remotely resembling a complaint, it's the fact that I would have enjoyed seeing Lew Archer, Macdonald's private eye, become a little more /5(18).

Ross Macdonald, whose tightly written novels about the hard-boiled private eye Lew Archer lifted the modern detective novel to the level of literature, died of Alzheimer's disease Monday night in.

When “The Imaginary Blonde” was first published in the February issue of Manhunt, Macdonald had less than a handful of novels under his billing in the issue went to Mickey Spillane, while Richard Deming, Jonathan Craig, Fletcher Flora, and others joined Macdonald (still credited then as John Ross Macdonald) in smaller type.