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The Magical Lure of the Intimate Voice

The Magical Lure of the Intimate Voice

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I have written here and elsewhere of the power of a great opening line. If you ...

The Big Lebowski Meets The Big Sleep

The Big Lebowski Meets The Big Sleep

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The other night I settled down to watch "The Big Lebowski," a terrific Coen brothers film ...

My 5 Favorite Narrators (Part 3)

My 5 Favorite Narrators (Part 3)

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In my last post, I discussed the 2nd of my 5 favorite narrators, Raymond Chandler's private ...

Mystery #4 for Literary Snobs: Absalom, Absalom by William Faulkner

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Faulkner flirted with the mystery genre throughout his career — Knight's Gambit and Intruder in the ...