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Devil in a Blue Dress[Hardcover,1990] - Walter Mosley
Devil in a Blue Dress[Hardcover,1990]
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Format: hardcover
Publisher: W. W. Norton
Edition language: English
Series: Easy Rawlins (#1)
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Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it
4.0 Devil in a Blue Dress
This is the first of the Easy Rawlings books, it seems. I started the series somewhere down the line, and then pretty much read to the end. So, I decided I should begin in at the beginning. It's around 1948 or so, and Easy has just got out of the Army. He’s living in Los Angeles and just got laid of...
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2.0 Devil in a Blue Dress
Thefts, affairs, deceptions, double crosses, and murders abound as detective Easy Rawlins winds his way through the mystery of the Devil in a Blue Dress. Walter Mosley set the book in the 1940s and used it as a social commentary on race relations that is unfortunately still relevant today. Ultimatel...
AmySea rated it
4.0 Devil in a Blue Dress / by Walter Mosley
I really like the way Mosley writes. His writing is beautiful, his characters are complex, fully realized, and in most cases, just trying to get through life with their dignity intact and with that one thing they love beyond all else in hand. I can't explain Mosley's writing. It's quiet, but ther...
Peregrinations rated it
I picked this one up at an Audible BOGO sale. Mosley has been on the list of authors I have thought I should at least sample.Now I can say that I have and that I might even sample a few more in the future. This is book one in a series and thus a set up for what is to come--and Mosley has done a g...
Harbinger of Books
Harbinger of Books rated it
Easy Rawlins is a lot desperate. He has lost his job – a good job that allowed him to pay his mortgage and for Easy this is a real problem. Easy loves his house, it seems to represent something that is wholly his and it is part of his pride. So when an acquaintance tells him about a gig where all he...
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