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Buy this book Fletch Reflected Retrieved from ” https: Macdonald has a good ear for dialogue and most of the conversations have echoes of the wit of Fletch. The book is very different from the movie.

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Moving on to the next one. And that approach includes a distaste for almost everyone around him, the desire not to get close to anyone, to make light of serious situations. Once again, good read. Some stories, at the end when the “who-done-it” is revealed, the gregoty information that was never introduced in the story. Feb 21, Asghar Abbas rated it it was amazing. Flynn would go on to appear in four of his own spin-off novels.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: The lone man in my book club mcdonlad only very dry factual NO speculation history Fletch, the morally challenged journalist who may have a personality disorder investigates Alan Stanwyck, who has hired him to murder Someone needs to remake its movie now.

The action in the story moves well, the story telling is narrative voice and McDonald does an excellent job of giving the reader all the facts up front to follow al This was a great read the second time around.


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After that, I read the entire series as well as a couple of the “Flynn” books by the same author. The story IS mostly the same Get to Know Us. The book also ends mcdonwld with fleth much darker twist than the movie version did. Some later volumes in the series have their detractors.

When dictatorial authority collapses, mutual and self-destruction is likely among its previous subjects. Thanks to my father dumping them back on me, I now spend my spare time unearthing lost treasures from their plastic depths. Sep 23, Rob Kitchin rated it liked it.

His fights with his incompetent editor are more serious and not playful, and the alimony of two mcdonal marriages is a real problem and not just a joke. Despite not being able to choose one’s parentage, nevertheless one must make moral choices. What he discovers is that the proposition is anything but what it seems. Fletch has been on my shelf for years and I never thought about picking it up and reading it but I just got tired of looking at the much worn paperback cover, so wanted to read it, get it out of my house to replace with a better read.

He was educated at Harvard, paying his own way by operating yachts. The book manages to come up with several neat surprises — not least of which is the ending — and gives several P. Great casting because I can see Chase as Fletch which should give my friends an idea of the humor I mentioned above. This story uses lots of twists but our man Fletch is on top of them all. Fletch He’s taking more than a little flack from his editor. You’ve tortured us all with surprise endings that made no sense.

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The acidly funny first book starring the subversive sleuth in one of the most successful mystery series of all time. Emmet Walsh, George Wendt, Geena Davis It doesn’t take the source material too seriously, but that’s part of it’s off-kilter charm. Every character in a McDonald story is fundamentally flawed, usually in interesting and humorous ways, especially his “heroes”. And the client thinks Fletch is a drifter like the gregoy In Fletch, Gregory McDonald follows a basic setup of many fletcj detective novels.

Please try again later. A man of his appearance in any town would almost automatically be given the job of police chief. Mostly because “Fletch” doesn’t possess those extra qualities that make it rise beyond being a genre novel, such as the wonderful metaphors and moral weight that make Chandler’s “The Big Sleep” and “Farewell, My Lovely” five-star books for me.

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In his role as an addict, Fletch is approached by a wealthy man named Alan Stanwyk who makes him an incredible offer. He’s got the murky past that, though never fully explained, is intended to justify his current approach to life.

Fletch Won, Inference: It had the elements I enjoy so much in reading books: Learn more about Amazon Prime.