(McNally's Secret) [Download] ✓ Lawrence Sanders
Entele Father McNally is head of a local law firm and the son Archy a Yale failure is responsible for #the firm s discreet inuiriesEducated at the proper Ivy League schools the McNally family fits in as the #firm s discreet inuiriesEducated at the proper Ivy League schools the McNally family fits in as the to do vassals of the Palm Beach nobility Sanders successfully walks a very fine line between insipid details of food clothing wine cars etc and outright burlesue What we derive are laughs knowing smiles a intricate plot with memorable characters and surprisingly empathy for Archy despite the followingHe is vain often superficial a social butterfly a cad a devotee of the pursuit of the opposite sex and less than truthful in many of his relationshipsKudos to Sanders for making it work Is he tipping his hat to the Archy Goodwin of Rex Stout This Archy is in line with Hammett s Sam Spade in adopting a persona that allows him to float through many levels of society while because of his fatuousness not being given credit for the depth of understanding he brings to his detectionHighly enjoyable the trick will be for Sanders to go forward exploring the permutations of this little world without it becoming a stale formul. Id to keep family skeletons in the closet But when
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Read McNally's SecretI first encountered Sanders work back in 80 or 81 reading The Sixth Commandment and I was captured The word pictures he paints are gloriousThis is the first in the series of Archy a semi disreputable scion of a well to do lawyerly enterprise His father is the lawyer and the son occupies a tiny office looking into the shadowy corners of the clientsThis time four priceless stamps have been stolen from a wealthy lady and Archy does his best to uggle his romantic interests with looking for the culprit The Archie McNally stories by Lawrence Sanders are all essentially the same small mysteries sometimes murders taking place in Palm Beach Florida Each book features descriptions of AM s food clothing girlfriends and lifestyle and while repetitive after two or books all stories make good light entertaining reading The plots are virtually indistinguishable but Sanders excellent writing style above average vocabulary and non reliance on profanity and foul language to give his characters colour makes any one of
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get a that that s the period during which the book was writtenAnyway playboy Archie McNally is hired to find some ancient stamps stolen from a rich matron Although part of his ob is to keep his business secret nothing stays secret in Palm Beach Let s go back about a uarter of a century to THAT Palm Beach Florida The one that Donald Trump was so anxious to be accepted into Then there was stilli get a
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