"THE BEST NOVEL IN THE HARD-BOILED TRADITION… SINCE FAREWELL, MY LOVELY… AND POSSIBLY SINCE THE MALTESE FALCON"
(MACDONALD, Ross) MACDONALD, John Ross. Way Some People Die. New York, 1951.
First edition of one of the first Lew Archer novels in Ross Macdonald's award-winning series, published under his early pseudonym of John Ross Macdonald, widely considered "a genre classic," and praised on publication as a "subtle hard-boiled gem" (Saturday Review). $2400.