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doomsters

Ross Macdonald

doomsters

by Ross Macdonald

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Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRoss Macdonald [i.e. K. Millar]
SeriesBantam book -- N7266.
The Physical Object
Pagination177 p. ;
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16419835M

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Doomster definition is - judge. How to use doomster in a sentence. from time immemorial doomsters have been saying that the world is going to hell in a handbasket. Define doomsters. doomsters synonyms, doomsters pronunciation, doomsters translation, English dictionary definition of doomsters. n 1. a person habitually given to predictions of impending disaster or doom 2. archaic a judge Doomsday Book; Doomsday Call; Doomsday Calls; Doomsday Clock; Doomsday Clock; Doomsday Device; Doomsday Device.

The Doomsters by Ross MacDonald starting at $ The Doomsters has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. 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.


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Ross MacDonald is beginning to hit his stride in The Doomsters, but the book has too many imperfections to be considered among Archer's best. Although the plot is good, the resolution takes too many pages of explanation, including an improbably lengthy monologue from the quadruple murderer, and the diction is occasionally imitative and unsure, sometimes bizarrely /5.

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Okay, that description actually appears in this book attached to the otherwise inconsequential character of the deputy coroner, but I think it’s apt for both these California detectives/5(4).

The Doomsters (Lew Archer Series Book 7) - Kindle edition by MacDonald, Ross. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Doomsters (Lew Archer Series Book 7)/5(36).

About The Doomsters. Hired by Carl Hallman, the desperate-eyed junkie scion of an obscenely wealthy political dynasty, detective Lew Archer investigates the suspicious deaths of his parents, Senator Hallman and his wife Alicia. The Doomsters, originally published inis no exception.

Its lyrical prose should be considered the epitome of character development and imagery. This is probably the definitive Archer book and doomsters book learn more about Lew and what makes him the man he becomes in later doomsters book.

First edition. Octavo, boards. "With its sure pace and crisp prose, The Doomsters belonged with the best of the previous Archers. What was new was its more complex view of behavior. In this book MacDonald said good-bye to the simplistic views and solutions of the hard-boiled shool." Nolan, Ross MacDonald: A Biography, pp.

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The Doomsters. Ross MacDonald.21 Ratings; $; $; Publisher Description. Hired by Carl Hallman, the desperate-eyed junkie scion of an obscenely wealthy political dynasty, detective Lew Archer investigates the suspicious deaths of his parents, Senator Hallman and his wife Alicia.

Arriving in the sleepy town of Purissima, Archer 4/5(21). The Doomsters is like a character study of an entire dysfunctional family, doomed either by fate or by their own frailties, faults, and sins. Archer is like an observer looking in, but he gets caught up inexorably in the action and inevitable destruction of most of the Hallman family, like he’s being sucked into a vortex.

Continuing with its Ross Macdonald reissues, Black Lizard reprints the novel that defined his future writing style: THE this book alone, Macdonald found his own voice, no longer aping the styles of Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett, with his Lew Archer character coming into his own as a detective.

Ross Macdonald: Four Novels of the s (LOA #) an exploration of crime and corruption in the movie business, The Doomsters, a breakthrough novel of madness and self-destruction, and The Galton Case, the mythically charged and deeply personal book that Macdonald considered a turning point in his career.

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With two dead already and another consigned to the nuthouse, Archer races to crack the secret before another Hallman lands on themadness and greed grace The Doomsters, where a tony façade masks the rot and corruption within.

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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. Get this from a library. The doomsters.

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