A lot of focus on his private life " Knopf, and chronicles his long-running literay rivalry with Raymond Chandler" rather than on his writing career. Astoundingly personal and captivating, part serious bibliographical, part biographical memoir, and part fanboy scrapbook, this collection of rare photos and lost interviews and essays pays tribute to one of the all-time greats of our genre, and is essential reading for anyone who ever looked for solutions to their own mysteries in a crime novel.
An article by Leonard Cassuto that reveals and discusses Macdonald's plans for the final Archer book, unfortunately never completed. More about Ross Macdonald's life and the career of his famous fictional detective. David Bowman's intriguing look at the real-life tragedy that haunted Ross Macdonald, and shaped his fiction. Originally published in Salon. To celebrate, the online literary magazine January published a major tribute, an impressive series of essays and interviews related to the author and his works.
And January's crime editor J. Kingston Pierce weighed in with a moving intro, itself worth the price of admission.
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And I guess I should mention I have a piece in it, too, but I think I'm there to cleanse the palate between the real writers In August , Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz paid tribute to another great writer and fellow Santa Barbara resident : Ross Macdonald , who had passed away a month earlier. In his final LOA essay, Nolan outlines how the Millar's marriage affected their work, and the repercussions it had on their lives.
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Copyright , thrillingdetective. All rights reserved. Ross Macdonald pseudonym of Ken Millar; "No once since Macdonald has written with such poetic inevitability about people, their secret cares, their emotional scars, their sadness, cowardice, and courage.
In fact, as contributor Jim Doherty points out: " UNDER OATH "If Dashiell Hammett can be said to have injected the hard-boiled detective novel with its primitive force, and Raymond Chandler gave shape to its prevailing tone, it was Ken Millar, writing as Ross Macdonald, who gave the genre its current respectability, generating a worldwide readership that has paved the way for those of us following in his footsteps.
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