The Ross Macdonald Collection

The Ross Macdonald Collection

Boxed Set

By  Ross Macdonald

A treasure chest of modern mystery: eleven classic Lew Archer novels in a definitive Library of America boxed set

Revered by such contemporary masters as Sue Grafton, George Pelecanos, and James Ellroy, praised by Eudora Welty as “a more serious and complex writer than Chandler and Hammett ever were,” Ross Macdonald (the pseudonym of Kenneth Millar) brought to the crime novel a new realism and psychological depth and a unique gift for intricately involving mystery narratives. Now, the Library of America presents its three-volume Macdonald edition in a deluxe collector’s edition boxed set. Here are eleven classic novels, all featuring his incomparable protagonist, Southern California private investigator Lew Archer, in authoritative texts with notes by Macdonald’s biographer Tom Nolan:

Four Novels of the 1950s

The Way Some People Die

The Barbarous Coast

The Doomsters

The Galton Case

Three Novels of the Early 1960s

The Zebra-Striped Hearse

The Chill

The Far Side of the Dollar

Four Later Novels

Black Money

The Instant Enemy

The Goodbye Look

The Underground Man

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September 15, 2017

Library of America

RRP $205.00

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