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The Expendable Man - Dorothy Hughes
The Expendable Man
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An excellent mystery plot is given substance by its depiction of a young black doctor's loss of innocence. For in the real world, neither wealth nor virtue nor social position is sufficient to protect him from the stigma of race.
An excellent mystery plot is given substance by its depiction of a young black doctor's loss of innocence. For in the real world, neither wealth nor virtue nor social position is sufficient to protect him from the stigma of race.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781903155585 (1903155584)
Publisher: Persephone Books
Pages no: 344
Edition language: English
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BrokenTune
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4.0 The Expendable Man
Venner departed with the hate still ugly in his eyes, with more hate for an innocent Hugh than for a guilty. The Venners would not be changed in their generation. I'm not going to provide many plot details for this book as I found it hugely beneficial to know next to nothing about this book. Every...
Austen to Zafón
Austen to Zafón rated it
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I've read a lot of noir fiction/crime by such auhors as Raymond Chandler and James Cain, but this book was more satisfying and engaging than any I've read. Sadly, I'd never heard of Dorothy B Hughes despite the fact that she wrote some of the finest crime fiction of her (or our) day. She's now bein...
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