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Spillane's Mark on Detective Fiction

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Spillane's Mark on Detective Fiction

Spillane's Mark on Detective Fiction

Spillane's Mark on Detective Fiction

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How can a nice girl fall for a trench-coated tough guy who treats women like dirt and ridicules book-reading sissies? Our book critic tries to fathom the appeal of Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer.

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