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The best recent thrillers – review roundup - Good Book Hunting
That most iconic of American literary private eyes, Raymond Chandler’s Philip Marlowe, has enjoyed a fitful afterlife that has included Benjamin Black/John Banville’s pastiche The Black-Eyed Blonde in 2014. In the latest riff, Only to Sleep (Hogarth, £12.99), Lawrence Osborne tries something fairly radical. It is 1988, and his Marlowe is 72 years old. He is [...]