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Mickey Spillane, RIP; Mike Hammer in the 21st Century

I’m a fan of classic American film noir and the hard-boiled detective novel genre.
I decided to mark the recent passing of one of the masters of the genre, Mickey Spillane, by rereading two excellent collections of Mike Hammer novels: The Mike Hammer Collection, Volume 1 and The Mike Hammer Collection, Volume 2.
Each volume has three novels. Each novel grabs you and compels you to read it from start to finish.
I like the spare and lean writing style, the relentless narrative pace and the twists and turns. It’s tough and violent and a great read, although not for those with gentle sensibilities.
I’m intrigued at how the novels seem to bet set so concretely in and capture a specific era and place – New York City in the 1950s – and, yet, it in intriguing way, also capture something essential about our current times, if you suspend judgment and let the stories take you for the ride.
There are still a few more weeks left in summer and it’s hard to find a better set of summer reads.
There’s even a legal angle: the book “I, the Jury” may change how you think about juries.
Anyway, I found my re-reading of these collections a good and appropriate way to mark the passing of another American icon.
[Originally posted on DennisKennedy.Blog (http://www.denniskennedy.com/blog/)]
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