"Very few writers of the cruel private-eye tale can inform it extra adequately than Mr. Marlowe, or with such taut understatement of violence and sex." - the recent York instances e-book evaluation -
"A nice pulpster ... consistently one among my favorites." - Ed Gorman, writer of The Poker membership -
"Often brash and violent ... with an impish experience of humor." - The self sustaining -
Stephen Marlowe (1928-2008) used to be the writer of greater than fifty novels, together with approximately dozen that includes globe-trotting deepest eye Chester Drum. Born Milton Lesser, Marlowe used to be raised in Brooklyn and attended the school of William and Mary. After numerous years writing technological know-how fiction below his given identify, he legally followed his pen identify, and commenced concentrating on Chester Drum, the Washington-based detective who first seemed within the moment Longest evening (1955). even supposing a personal detective equivalent to Raymond Chandler's characters, Drum was once uncommon via his jet-setting way of life, which carried him to numerous unique locales from Mecca to South the US. those espionage-tinged tales gained Marlowe acclaim, and he produced a couple of a yr prior to finishing the sequence in 1968. After spending the Nineteen Seventies writing suspense novels just like the Summit (1970) and The Cawthorn Journals (1975), Marlowe became to scholarly old fiction. He lived a lot of his existence overseas, in Switzerland, Spain, and France, and died in Virginia in 2008.
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