Blue City Summary
Ross Macdonald

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Blue City Summary

Although Blue City lacks a central purpose and presents a fragmented view of contemporary society, many of the themes which Macdonald introduces here in embryonic form he worked out in some detail through the Lew Archer series. The search for identity, isespecially the child's search for the truth about its parents, and the twin themes of guilt and revenge, appear most prominent in this novel, but there is also present a concern for...

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