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The Far Side of the Dollar


Has Tom Hillman run away from his exclusive reform school, or has he been kidnapped? Are his wealthy parents protecting him or their own guilty ... Show synopsis

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Detective Novel as Moral Fable

by rejoyce on Oct 23, 2007

Ross MacDonald goes Raymond Chandler one better, raising the stakes of the Southern California detective novel. His protagonist Lew Archer roams the wasteland of La La Land, and at his very best MacDonald takes the genre to the level of moral fable. One doesn't think of other detective novelists so ... More

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