Author:Macdonald, Ross (pseud. for Kenneth Millar)

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Trouble Follows Me

By: Macdonald, Ross (pseud. for Kenneth Millar)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books (N7189): 1972 (c.1946)

Edition: 1st Bantam edition

Seller ID: 18545

ISBN: NO

Condition: Near Fine


[nice tight copy, minimal edgewear, light rubbing to rear cover]. Mass Market PB The author's second novel (originally published under his real name, Kenneth Millar), in which a Navy Ensign (and ex-newspaperman) on leave tracks a spy ring from Hawaii to Detroit, where he also gets involved in investigating a black supremacist group known as "Black Israel"; the plot eventually winds up in California (San Diego and Tijuana). View more info

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The Galton Case

By: Macdonald, Ross (pseud. for Kenneth Millar)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Fontana Books: 1972 (c.1959)

Edition: 1st printing thus

Seller ID: 18546

ISBN: NO

Condition: Near Fine


[minor edgewear, slight creasing to rear cover]. Mass Market PB Regarded as Millar/Macdonald's second breakthrough novel -- the first had been "The Moving Target," the first Lew Archer book -- the writing of this book followed a year the author spent in psychotherapy, which "freed him to confront his childhood" (per biographer Matthew Bruccoli) in this densely-plotted variation on the Oedipal theme, as Archer is hired to trace the long-lost son of a wealthy woman, which leads to his investigation of the family's dark and complicated history. View more info