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The Dumas Club by Arturo Pérez-Reverte
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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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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
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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. "
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Tales From Gavagan's Bar by L. Sprague de Camp
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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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