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The Dumas Club by Arturo Pérez-Reverte
The Dumas Club
by Arturo Pérez-Reverte
read in March, 2014
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This was recommended to me when I said I liked the movie The Ninth Gate. While this is the book on which it is based, this book is wildly different in theme and execution. I liked it, don't get me wrong, but batting threw recommendation on the movie ...more
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The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett
The Thin Man
by Dashiell Hammett
read in February, 2014
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This is yet another tense, fast-paced thriller from the pen of Dashiell Hammett. The characters talk fast, drink hard, and everybody's got an angle. If you like hard-boiled detectives, but you also like sympathetic characters, then this detective sto ...more
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Liavek by Will Shetterly
Liavek (Liavek, #1)
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" Ah, well. I'd love to have an excuse to read The Stainless Steel Rat or Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency again. "
" As unlikely as it is, I would love to have an excuse to read Thieves' World again -- it's been at least ten years since I picked it up! The only bette ...more"
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Tales From Gavagan's Bar by L. Sprague de Camp
Tales From Gavagan's Bar
by L. Sprague de Camp
read in February, 2014
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Welcome to Gavagan's Bar (rhymes with "pagan") where it's always 1953, the bartender is Irish, and the drinks are never watered down! Where you can rub elbows with mad inventors, dark wizards, and ancient gods masquerading as ordinary schlubs.

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" Hello all! I was born on March 17, 1969 in New York, NY, lived in Massapequa Park, Long Island, until I was 10, then moved to the Garden State where I ...more"
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