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Wilddonkey made a comment Feb 19 2019
"City of the Dead is in the Raymond Chandler/Dashiell Hammett noir tradition. An urban setting, an imperfect hero battling a corrupt environment. Packed with hard language, harsh scenes, and a vague plot that is driven more by character and setting..." Permalink
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Wilddonkey added a title to their For later shelf May 25 2018
Bryson (A Short History of Nearly Everything) takes readers on a tour of his house, a rural English parsonage, showing how each room has figured in the evolution of private life.
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Wilddonkey rated a title Feb 24 2018
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Wilddonkey made a comment Feb 24 2018
"Ross MacDonald writes in the noir vision of Southern California tradition of Raymond Chandler. He has a flair for language, although he does not reach Chandler's heights of lyricism. His characters have more realistic depth of detail than Chandler..." Permalink
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