Damn! you're good, Wyatt! What a great contribution!
Thank you very much.
--- Wyatt James <grobius@...
> Guess what? Travis McGee now has a web page on Mysterylist:
> --- In GAdetection@yahoogroups.com, "W. Peck" <aria376@y...> wrote:
> > Hello, Wyatt -
> > This bears not on which of the series is the best--I collected and
> > them all years ago and would have to reread them to establish an
> > Your previous posting reminded me of the old old rumor that arose
> at the
> > time of MacDonald's death of a manuscript he had left with his
> > of a novel he'd years earlier written at the end of which McGee
> dies; of
> > course it used the color "black" in the title and was intended for
> > humous publication. Wishful thinking on the part of many readers
> led to
> > them inundating his publisher with inquiring letters. But only
> until the
> > truth was revealed. And today both MacDonald and McGee seem
> > forgotten.
> > ;
> > --- Wyatt James <grobius@s...> wrote:
> > > "Nightmare in Pink" -- I spoke too soon in judging this book, not
> > > having finished it yet. The ending is a true smash! A really
> > > nightmarish brainwashing sequence in a highly unusual private
> > > hospital, involving mind-altering drugs, lobotomies, electrodes
> > > the pleasure center of the brain, etc. A combination of "One Flew
> > > over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "The Manchurian Candidate." Once
> > > Travis underestimates the proficiency of his enemies and pays the
> > > price. It's refreshing to have a protagonist who is not
> > > But of course he does come through, very dramatically and
> > >
> > > As for his love life and self-justification for it, maybe I was
> > > being envious. But he does seem to have an indecent and unfair
> > > success rate.
> > >
> > >
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