Chin Ho Kelly, and Zulu as Det. Kono Kalakaua he left in fight crime was perfect escapism for a place that had zero Hawaiians and even fewer sugar sand beaches with palm trees. The guest stars were always top notch actors too. Plus that powerful theme music really defined television drama in an era where all of us endured real breaking news daily with Harry Reasoner and Walter Cronkite reporting on shocking assassinations and bringing battlefield scenes from the Vietnam War to us at the dinner hour.
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Community Reviews. Showing Rating details. More filters. Sort order. De esta manera, Bill se convierte en el principal sospe Bill Tracy, que fuera periodista, trabaja como guionista de radionovelas para la KRBY neoyorkina.
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De esta manera, Bill se convierte en el principal sospechoso. Para mi gusto, le faltan sorpresas y giros inesperados. El maestro Brown, siempre original y divertido. Bill Tracy is not, as he muses more than once in Murder Can Be Fun , comic strip detective Dick Tracy, but he feels that he must try to solve a couple of murders for a very good reason - he seems to be the leading suspect. And that's just because he told the police a story that sounds outrageous. Tracy is a script writer for a radio soap opera called Millie's Millions , but on his own time he has been working on scripts for a new show he is planning, to be titled Murder Can Be Fun.
The listeners w Bill Tracy is not, as he muses more than once in Murder Can Be Fun , comic strip detective Dick Tracy, but he feels that he must try to solve a couple of murders for a very good reason - he seems to be the leading suspect. The listeners will be given all the details of a fictional crime and then challenged to solve it which sounds very similar to the Ellery Queen "Challenge to the Reader" gimmick.
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Two murders are committed that strongly resemble two of Tracy's scripts. The problem, as Tracy informs the police, is that he has never shown the scripts to anyone else.
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This is intended as a comic novel and it is; parts of it are very funny. My favorite line is this reference to Tracy at a point when he has been drinking heavily as he does throughout the book : Tracy stood up and found that the room was swaying around him in a manner that would have been more disconcerting if it had been less familiar.
Drinking plays a large part in many of Brown's books, as it evidently did in his life as well. I think the reader could incur contact liver damage just from reading this. All the material about writing for radio and putting on a daily soap opera is both fascinating and funny. The many suspects portrayed present a wide variety of possible murderers although one suspect is described but never appears in the book.
Maybe more observant readers spotted the clue by which Tracy unravels the mystery; I certainly did not. This is not one of Brown's very best books, but it is consistently entertaining. Solo queda que haya un poco de suerte y veamos la serie de Moseley publicada al completo. El escritor alterna esta voz con la de un narrador omnisciente que refleja la historia de Krassy con todas sus vicisitudes. Format the same as always; hard drinking reporter, or in this case, former reporter finds his unpublished radio scripts for a crime series are being acted out in real life with deadly results!
While the cops suspect our hero he must work to close the case. Could it be his boss? The hot blond stenographer who aspires to be a writer? Or even his lady friend, who conveniently lives across the hall? All will be revealed in the last ten pages!
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Un thriller flojo. La lectura es divertida y poderosamente visual. Mar 10, Steven rated it really liked it. A fun breezy read, somewhat dated - which may add to the fun. Plot is that an ex-reporter is now the writer of the radio soap opera "Millie's Millions". The depictions of real-life murderers like Richard Speck and Ed Kemper are what really sets this apart from other serial killer TV thrillers.
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