A Red Death

A Red Death

An Easy Rawlins Mystery

Book - 1991
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During the McCarthy era, Easy Rawlins is caught between a vengeful IRS employee and an FBI agent who wants to use him as an undercover operative.
Publisher: New York : Norton, 1991
ISBN: 9780393029987
Branch Call Number: MYS Mos
Characteristics: 284 p


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Sep 29, 2016

"I found that if you could savor the booze, I mean if you took longer to drink it, then the intoxication was more pleasurable. And I liked drinking alone when I wanted to be drunk. No loud stories or laughing; all I wanted was oblivion."
Solid entry in Walter Mosley's Easy Rawlins series. Mosley continues the fertile tradition of L.A. noir that's associated with Chandler and Ross Macdonald, but adds the element of race, which gives it a unique quality. Like all of his novels, race is an ever-present factor, but this also references the Red Scare (Hence the title).


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