By Robert L. Gale

Ross Macdonald is healthier often called the writer of non-public detective Lew Archer and because the writer of such works as The Drowning Pool (1950) and The Underground Man (1971). some of the most well known American secret writers of the twentieth century, he's usually in comparison to Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler-authors from whom he borrowed literary techniques-but is usually thought of extra critical and complicated, usually writing approximately dysfunctional households in educational settings. This reference is a handy consultant to his existence and works.

Included are various alphabetically prepared entries for person works, characters, kin, friends. Entries for novels supply plot summaries, lists of characters, and short severe commentaries. Longer entries cite works for additional examining, and the quantity closes with a particular, normal bibliography. Entries are cross-referenced, and the e-book incorporates a chronology and specific index.

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