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When the Sacred Ginmill Closes - Lawrence Block
When the Sacred Ginmill Closes
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4.07 70
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780752836997 (0752836994)
Publisher: Orion
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
Series: Matthew Scudder (#6)
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blackguysdoread
blackguysdoread rated it
5.0 When the Sacred Ginmill Closes
This is the latest installment in my journey into Lawrence Block's stunning Matthew Scudder crime series. This one comes on the heels of the showstopping Eight Million Ways to Die, and I was wondering if it was possible for this book to be as good. I was pleased to see that it comes pretty damn clos...
Seriously, Read a Book!
Seriously, Read a Book! rated it
4.5 When the Sacred Ginmill Closes (Matthew Scudder #6)
Skip Devoe and Tommy Tillary. Theirs are the faces I see when I think of the summer of ’75. Between them, they were the season. Were they friends of mine? They were, but with a qualification. They were saloon friends. I rarely saw them—or anyone else, in those days—other than in a room where strange...
Seriously, Read a Book!
Seriously, Read a Book! rated it
5.0 When the Sacred Ginmill Closes
Skip Devoe and Tommy Tillary. Theirs are the faces I see when I think of the summer of '75. Between them, they were the season. Were they friends of mine? They were, but with a qualification. They were saloon friends. I rarely saw them- or anyone else, in those days- other than in a room where stran...
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5.0
Oh Scudder novels, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways:1) Period New York. This time it's a walk down memory lane to 1975. While Scudder remembers more about the sports scene than national politics, he also recalls that it was a big year for Black Russians and tequila sunrises. It's also a tim...
brandonsears
brandonsears rated it
4.0 When the Sacred Ginmill Closes
I'm very happy for this novel's existence. Apparently, Block had originally planned on ending Scudder's adventures after finishing up Eight Million Ways to Die. However, after writing what was originally intended to be a short story, Block expanded it to what we now know as When the Sacred Ginmill...
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