Search jastbrown's books

Random books from jastbrown's library

Something to Be Desired by Thomas McGuane

Evidence of Love by Shirley Ann Grau

The Debriefing by Robert Littell

Wolf by Jim Harrison

Concourse by S. J. Rozan

Fury by G.M. Ford

Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau

Members with jastbrown's books

Member connections

Friends: loralu

Interesting library: sleepyjim

Contacts: loralu

Member gallery (12)

(see all 12 pictures)

RSS feeds

Recently-added books

jastbrown's reviews

Reviews of jastbrown's books, not including jastbrown's

Helper badges

Cover UploadingHelper

Site design selection

Use the new design

Use the old design

The old design is no longer fully supported nor does it get full attention when we roll out new features. We strongly recommend using the new design.

 

Leave a comment

Comments

Oh, to have only just found Chandler. He's the writer virtually all young American writers once wanted to be, and I'll bet there are still a lot coming up feeling the same way. His Los Angeles never existed but he created one so real and so vital and so down and dirty yet full of promise for a guy who never makes a buck, yet never soils his true hard heart. I adore Philip Marlowe.

I'm an eclectic of the most eccentric sort. I read everything, usually the same kind of thing for ages until I run out, and then find someone or something else to devour. Right now I'm avoiding the sad rush for rubbish like Tolle and veering off into a world of truly interesting spiritual adventures. A few months from now I'll be into ripping yarns. And when I find a book to enthuse over I shout about it until I'm hoarse. Have no idea if it does any good. Chandler, oh yes. Every word he wrote, even when he got older and tired of writing. And The Secret Magdalene. I don't think that one's a flavor of the month. I think it's a classic.

Fun talking with you.
Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Contact | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 92,294,793 books! | Top bar: Always visible