Jerry Prather
Playing detective
Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:51


Glad I scrolled down the page to see this Chandler thread had sprung back to life. I never get tired of this stuff. I was a bit startled to see Ross MacDonald's name on the NY Times article! I then realized it was not the creator of Lew Archer, but that of an illustrator.

I was flipping thru a couple of books I have on Chandler and found this board game. You too can solve a mystery just like Philip Marlowe! Here it is on the internet and in color(I hope):

Looks like it might be fun.


  • "Noir in the City of Angels"Daniel Buck, Tue Oct 16 05:22
    Randy, You might like this, Ross MacDonald, "Noir in the City of Angels," a tour of Los Angeles using crime novels as guideposts:... more
    • Playing detective — Jerry Prather, Fri Oct 19 11:51
      • Re: Playing detectiveDaniel Buck, Fri Oct 19 11:59
        Jerry, I did not catch that, tho at the time I saw the piece I though, hmm, isn't Ross Macdonald dead? I guess the answer is yes and no. Speaking of puzzles, Raymond Chandler would like the board... more
    • Noir in the City if AngelsCarol Campbelll Grandmontagne, Wed Oct 17 05:27
      Actually the house over looking Los Angeles occupied by Harry Bosch is kinda the co-star of the Connelly Series...itís the eagles nest where Harry looks, ponders and solves a lot of the mysterious... more
    • Thaanks Dan!Randie O'Neal, Tue Oct 16 21:11
      I will check that out.
      • Pretty Cool.Randie O'Neal, Wed Oct 17 04:00
        I was driving back down to Sierra Vista, one Sunday night from Phoenix and caught on SIRIUS\XM rebroadcast of the 1940s radio version of Dragnet. They mentioned a lot of the old LA location names. To ... more
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