Black Money (Vintage Crime Black Lizard) by Ross Macdonald

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By Ross Macdonald

Whilst Lew Archer is employed to get the products at the suspiciously clever Frenchman who is run off along with his client's female friend, it seems like an easy case of alienated affections. issues glance assorted while the mysterious foreigner seems to be attached to a seven-year-old suicide and a mountain of playing money owed. Black Money is Ross Macdonald at his most interesting, baring the cranium underneath the untanned epidermis of Southern California's excessive society.

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In the creeping fig that covered one wall of the court, a pair of house finches were discussing family matters. The male, which had a splash of red on its front, took off on an errand. My eye followed him across the framed blue sky, then out of the frame. "It's a beautiful day," I said to Peter Jamieson. " "I can't make your girl come back if she doesn't want to. " "I know. I put it wrong. " He rested his arms on the table and leaned towards me, trying to imbue me with crusading fervor. "We can't let her marry this man.

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I'm his father, and I can see it. I may not be much of a father to him, but I do know my son. " "On the contrary. She'd brighten any house, even this one. But I'm very much afraid she doesn't love my poor son. " "Mrs. " "She's a much more serious woman than she pretends. So is Ginny. Ginny has always been a very serious young woman, even when she was a child. " Jamieson stirred uneasily, and reached for his highball, as if the little death it provided was homeopathic medicine against the big one waiting.

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