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Thoughts on books, often interpreted through the high-brow prism of cartoon (read: Archer) references. Wait! I had something for this...

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Dead Men Kill (Stories from the Golden Age)

Dead Men Kill - L. Ron Hubbard "Goodreads First Reads Giveaway Book."

With short murder mysteries (our pal Sherlock comes to mind) there's a certain balance that is achieved with information revealed to the reader and the details noticed by the trained detective. I found this story to be lacking that sort of elegance (for want of a better word). It was as if the "rules" of the world were somehow unclear...