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Christian Bale as Travis McGee? What the Fudge?

Okay, just when you thought that the worst casting decision in the world was Marky Mark as Nathan Drake in the Uncharted film, Hollywood chucks one out that is breathtakingly bad. 930 more words


Rosamund Pike to Star Opposite Christian Bale in 'The Deep Blue Good-by' (EXCLUSIVE)

Rosamund Pike is in talks to play the female lead opposite Christian Bale in Fox’s “The Deep Blue Good-by” based on John D. MacDonald’s novel. 170 more words


Léo Malet detektivní (Prague, 1967)

(With thanks to Marcela Bucova)

The Prag-based publisher Odeon published in 1967 a Czech translation of  three adventures of Nestor Burma,  the Parisian private eye invented by Léo Malet. 367 more words


Book Review: The Deep Blue Good-by, by John D. MacDonald

The last book on my Destination: Florida reading list, The Deep Blue Good-by centers around Travis McGee, someone I would call a “fixer.” Travis is a beach bum living aboard a houseboat in Ft. 516 more words



This is one I picked up with some reservations. For starters, there’s the fact that it’s the first in a long series. I’m not exactly anti-series characters, but I will admit to being something less than a fan. 801 more words

Noir Fiction

Bookends: The book that launched the Travis McGee series is a great beginning

Bookends: The book that launched the Travis McGee series is a great beginning

By Dan Davidson

June 4, 2014

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Fortunate To Be Who You Are Where You Are

“Once you face up to reality, everything is easier.” John D. MacDonald. The Dreadful Lemon Sky: A Travis McGee Novel. Random House Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.

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