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Lennox (Lennox, #1) First Novel In The Lennox Series, Featuring A Shady Investigator On The Tough Streets Of 1950 S Glasgow. An excellent start to a crime noir series that puts the hard in boiled Wonderful characters throughout with a great evocation of Fifties Glasgow.Highly recommended. A cracking start to a potentially great series and a book which further compounds my disbelief that Russell is so underated in the crime genre as his Jan Fabel series is compelling reading Anyway, I digress, Lennox does for 50 s Glasgow what Arnott did for 60 s London with the same assortment of dodgy gangsters, bent coppers and the wonderfully seedy underbelly of post war society I think what sets this apart is not only the brilliant re creation of the period but the strength of the charact A cracking start to a potentially great series and a book which further compounds my disbelief that Russell is so underated in the crime genre as his Jan Fabel series is compellin This is the hardcover published by Quercus from the UK published in 2009, a first edition I m a bit confused where the title listing came from as the words A Man for Hire, But Not for Sale is nowhere to be found on the book or on the copyright page. Time taken to read 2 daysPages 425Publisher QuercusBlurb from Glasgow, 1953 the war may be over but the battle for the streets is just beginning Three crime bosses control the murky streets, but a small scale con is trying to invade their territory The balance is shifting Lennox, a hard man in a hard city at a hard time, finds himself caught in the middle a dangerous place to be.One night, a body is discovered on the road, his head mashed to pulp, and Lennox is in the frame for Time taken to read 2 daysPages 425Publisher QuercusBlurb from Glasgow, 1953 the war may be over but the battle for the streets is just beginning Three crime bosses control the murky streets, but a small scale con is trying to invade their territory The balance is shifting Lennox, a hard man in a hard city at a hard time, finds himself caught in the middle a dangerous place to be.One night, a body is discovered on the road, his head ma I ve heard of Craig Russell and his books before and wanted to try them for a long time I finally picked up a copy of Lennox and here it goes Glasgow, 1950 s The city is a very difficult place to live given the gang wars, drugs, prostitution and of course the difficult lifestyle of it s people and our man Lennox makes his living as a shady private eye, working cases for The Three Kings, rulers of Glasgow underground One evening, he s approached by Tam McGahern as his twin brother Frankie to I ve heard of Craig Russell and his books before and wanted to try them for a long time I finally picked up a copy of Lennox and here it goes Glasgow, 1950 s The city is a very difficult place to live given the gang wars, drugs, prostitution and of course the difficult lifestyle of it s people and our man Lennox makes his living as a shady private eye, working cases for The Three Kings, rulers of Glasgow underground One evening, he s approached by Tam McGahern as his twin brother Frankie to look into his brother s death What starts from there is a dangerous game of cat mouse as Lennox suddenly finds himself of being accused of murder.Craig Russell has given an interesting setting to his novel,the 50 s It was an absolutely brilliant read for me The characters are satisfying to read,not to mention the violence sequences quite matching to the noir novels o Former Scottish policeman Craig Russell has made his literary name and won several awards penning crime fiction centred on Hamburg detective Jan Fabel mythology drenched murder stories set in contemporary Germany But with his latest book, Lennox, the first of a planned series of neo noir novels, he returns home and also heads back in time After surviving an awful war which stained his soul, Canadian ex soldier Lennox now operates as a private eye and fixer in a battlefield equally as Former Scottish policeman Craig Russell has made his literary name and won several awards penning crime fiction centred on Hamburg detective Jan Fabel mythology drenched murder stories set in contemporary Germany But with his latest book, Lennox, the first of a planned series of neo noir novels, he returns home and also heads back in time After surviving an awful war which stained his soul, Canadian ex soldier Lennox now operates as a private eye and fixer in a battlefield equally as brutal the violent, corrupt and crime ridden streets of 1950s Glasgow A grimy city where there is little difference between cops and criminals, and where Lennox finds himself dangerously entangled with both, especially when he is hired by one of the city s biggest and most unforgiving crime lords to find out who slaughtered gangster on the rise Tam McGahern and his twin brother Bad becomes worse for Lennox when it becomes clear he is being shadowed by evendangerous men, and he finds himself Primera entrega de este personaje de Graig Russell La ambientaci n en la oscura Escocia de los 50 es brillante y estremecedora, un campo de juego agreste y duro donde los que no tienen agallas para ello lo pagar n caro Entre ellos se mueve Lennox con gallard a y obstinaci n parejas, en un reflejo deformado del hardboiled del otro lado del charco Hay momentos brillantes, pero no siempre de continuo hay momentos en los que Lennoxx se rie del mundo, pero luego se lo toma todo demasiado en serio Primera entrega de este per Ok so I was chatting to Graham Smith whose books, by the way are bloody awesome on social media and he asks if I have ever read any of Craig Russell s books I immediately did what any self respecting blogger would do..and checked my kindle NOPE Mr Smith proceeds to totally big up this Craig Russell guy and then suggested I would enjoy the Lennox series So yeah I downloaded book 1 I was easily persuaded.OH MY FRIGGIN GOD bookjunkies Where the hell have I been This book was publishe Ok so I was chatting to Graham Smith whose books, by the way are bloody awesome on social media and he asks if I have ever read any of Craig Russell s books I immediately did what any self respecting blogger would do..and checked my kindle NOPE Mr Smith proceeds to totally big up this Craig Russell guy and then suggested I would enjoy the Lennox series So yeah I downloaded book 1 I was easily persuaded.OH MY FRIGGIN GOD bookjunkies Where the hell have I been This book was published in 2010 and I have only read it now I have to give a MAHOOSIVE thanks to Mr Smith for pointing me in Craig Russell s direction as this book rocked As the synopsis states, this book is set in 1950 s Glasgow and has a very ha Finally, a Scottish writer who follows the detective fiction tradition of Chandler and MacDonald with a noiresque world view Harkening back to the rough and tumble world of 1950 s gangland Glasgow Russell fills the night with tough guys whipping out both guns and one liners A must read for those fans of detective fiction who feared all was lost to th


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