By Robert L. Gale
At one time, Mickey Spillane had authored seven of the pinnacle ten bestsellers in background, and should were the main extensively learn writer on this planet. Spillane masterful storytelling grabs his readers along with his first paragraph and leads them spellbound towards his climax. besides Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, and Ross Macdonald, he continues to be one in every of America's maximum secret writers. This e-book is a handy advisor to his works.
An establishing chronology lists the executive occasions in his existence and profession. the majority of the amount provides a number of hundred alphabetically prepared entries on his writings. Lengthier entries summarize the plots of his works, together with I, the Jury; My Gun Is Quick; Vengeance Is Mine!; and The lengthy Wait. Shorter entries determine his a variety of characters, together with his fairly memorable detective, Mike Hammer. decide upon entries checklist works for extra analyzing, and the amount concludes with a quick bibliography.
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In The Erection Set, she married Cameron Barrin's son but was pregnant by Kelly, Dog's father, and soon died. BARRIN, VEDA. In The Erection Set, she is Dog Kelly's cousin. Ruined by gambling, she became a prostitute for a while. BARTEL, HARVEY. In The Last Cop Out, he is a bartender who lets Papa Menes and Artie Meeker in to use cottages in the Keys for sexual meetings. BARTOLDI, VTTO. In The Last Cop Out, he and Baldie Foreman work for Leon Bray, check on Bray, find his corpse and seven other dead men, and are soon blown up themselves.
BEANSEY. In The Erection Set, he was an air force buddy of Dog Kelly's and had something to do with British Spitfires. BEANSY, HELLER. ," he was one of the Harts' unfortunate neighbors. BEAVER. In Day of the Guns, he is a tall, thin British embassy worker in New York. 14 BEAVER BEAVER. In Survival. . , he is the elusive, red-vested pickpocket, up from Miami to N e w York. Befriended by Lipton Sullivan, Beaver stole wallets, took a secret m a p from the wallet of William Dorn, and was thereafter sought and eventually killed by Stanley, Dorn's hired killer.
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A Mickey Spillane Companion by Robert L. Gale