Overview:The Drowning Pool - Penguin Modern Classics - When Maude Slocum - beautiful, frightened and angry - comes to Lew Archer's office with a poison pen letter intended for her husband, he reluctantly agrees to help her. As he follows the Slocums around, Archer finds that Mrs Slocum might have the least of the family's troubles: her teenage daughter is desolate, her husband is in the closet and her mother-in-law has just come to an unpleasant end in the swimming pool. But why is their handsome ex-chauffeur still hanging around? And what does the sinister Pacific Refinery Company have to do with the all the bloodshed? The Drowning Pool is Ross Macdonald's gripping tale of adultery, jealousy, murder and lies.Ross Macdonald's Lew Archer mysteries rewrote the conventions of the detective novel with their credible, humane hero, and with Macdonald's insight and moral complexity won new literary respectability for the hardboiled genre previously pioneered by Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler. They have also received praise from such celebrated writers as William Goldman, Jonathan Kellerman, Eudora Welty and Elmore Leonard.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725736-9780141196626. It was written by the following authors: Ross MacDonald, John Banville. Book The Drowning Pool - Penguin Modern Classics, which can be read online, published by the company: Penguin Books Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Fiction. The book was published on 2012-07-05 00:00:00. It has 272 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 202 g. File for download The Drowning Pool - Penguin Modern Classics has PDF format and is called the-drowning-pool-penguin-modern-classics.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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