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BBC Radio 4 – 21 Shades of Noir: Lee Child on John D MacDonald

The Jack Reacher author Lee Child investigates the unusual life of author John D Macdonald Source: BBC Radio 4 – 21 Shades of Noir: Lee Child on John D MacDonald Well worth a listen, for Jack Reacher and Travis McGee fans.

October 15, 2016 · admin · No Comments
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Book review: John D. MacDonald Before Travis McGee

Book Review: John D. MacDonald Before Travis McGee – WSJ. There’s a special kind of poignancy—amounting at times to pure excruciation—in seeing a great writer get famous for his worst books. When people bring up John D. MacDonald, they are almost always thinking of the dopey series of adventure stories he wrote about a Florida […]

September 21, 2014 · admin · No Comments
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Pulp Serenade: John D. MacDonald on Words and Writing (2)

John D. MacDonald Pulp Serenade: John D. MacDonald on Words and Writing (2). Recently, I came across an in-depth article on John D. MacDonald from around the time of the movie adaptation of Darker Than Amber. “The man who writes those Travis McGee stories: A look at John D. MacDonald” was written by Mike Baxter […]

June 30, 2014 · admin · No Comments
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