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Sleeping Beauty

MacDonald, Ross

Editorial: Knopf, NY,NY, 1973
ISBN 10: 0394484746 / ISBN 13: 9780394484747
Usado / Hard Cover / Cantidad: 1
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Título: Sleeping Beauty

Editorial: Knopf, NY,NY

Año de publicación: 1973

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro: Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Edición: First Edition.

Tipo de libro: Book


1st ed. Fine in un-clipped dust jacket, $5.95 price still intact. One of the final Lew Archer mysteries. N° de ref. de la librería 016646

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Sinopsis: In Sleeping Beauty, Lew Archer finds himself the confidant of a
wealthy, violent family with a load of trouble on their hands--including an oil spill, a missing girl, a lethal dose of Nembutal, a six-figure ransom, and a stranger afloat, face down, off a private beach. Here is Ross Macdonald's masterful tale of buried memories, the consequences of arrogance, and the anguished relations between parents and their children. Riveting, gritty, tautly written, Sleeping Beauty is crime fiction at its best.

If any writer can be said to have inherited the mantle of Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, it is Ross Macdonald. Between the late 1940s and his death in 1983, he gave the American crime novel a psychological depth and moral complexity that his pre-decessors had only hinted at. And in the character of Lew Archer, Macdonald redefined the private eye as a roving conscience who walks the treacherous frontier between criminal guilt and human sin.

Contraportada: "Ross Macdonald is either part or wholly wizard. . .conjuring the magic of real mystery. . . . A masterpiece." --Chicago Tribune Book World

"Sleeping Beauty is particularly complex and satisfactory. . . . It is a marvelous formula that Macdonald has found; the wonder is that he keeps improving it." --Newsweek

"Ross Macdonald remains the grandmaster, taking the crime novel to new heights by imbuing it with psychological resonance, complexity of story, and richness of style that remain inspiring." --Jonathan Kellerman

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