Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Black-Eyed Blonde, by Benjamin Black

I'm not sure why Benjamin Black has decided to resurrect Philip Marlowe, but he seems to be enjoying the freedom to employ Chandler's pre-PC language and craft a story around his college-educated, poetry referencing gumshoe. Marlowe is hired by an Irish perfumer's daughter to track down a missing boyfriend, but nothing about the case makes sense. Isn't this fan fiction?

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