Fletch (Fletch, #1), Confess, Fletch (Fletch, #2), Fletch’s Fortune (Fletch, #3), Fletch and the Widow Bradley (Fletch, #4), Fletch’s Moxie (Fletch, #5). The acidly funny first book starring the subversive sleuth in one of the most successful mystery series of all time. Fletch is an investigative reporter whose. Son of Fletch [Gregory Mcdonald] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When Fletch learns there are four ex-cons on the loose in his part of the.
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Fletch Won, Inference: After that, I read the entire series as well as a couple of the “Flynn” books by the same author. Edgar Award for Best First Novel That being said, it was a good, fast-paced page turner that I read through very quickly.
His attitude oozes out from the very first page. Of course, some see this as a virtue, but be aware that Confess, Fletchfor example, is as much a Flynn novel as it is a Fletch novel, and Fletch is pretty much a secondary character in Fletch Reflected. Fletch is an awesome protagonist. It had the elements I enjoy so much in reading books: All the men look like pretzels.
But now, the tables are turned. Mcdonald’s writing style is suitably terse for a story about a reporter, and Irwin Fletcher’s own writing within the book is exactly right for newspapers of the time.
And the client thinks Fletch is a drifter like the o In Fletch, Gregory McDonald follows a basic setup of many pulp detective novels. The Flynn Gregoru Flynn, Comment: Fletch series Flynn series. Fletch has been on my shelf for years and I never thought about picking it up and reading gregoyr but I just got tired of looking at the much worn paperback cover, so wanted to read it, get it out of my house to replace with a better read.
As mentioned above, my copy was gifted to me by a friend. The novel introduces I. Irwin Fletcher is a smart ass investigative reporter who has gone undercover as a junkie to find the source of a drug epidemic at the beach. Of course the result of this is, not typical of authors, that tens of millions more people know the names of my characters than know my name, which I don’t mind a bit.
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By the way, I can’t really compare the book to the Chevy Chase movie. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.
United States of America. Jun 12, Dave rated it it was amazing. He worked as a teacher before becoming a journalist for the Boston Globe in the late s.
Fletch (Fletch, #1) by Gregory McDonald
Confess, Fletch 3. There are two main plots, when we first meet Fletch working on an assignment trying to discover the supplier of illicit drugs at a local California beach.
You’ve got to like Fletch, the edgy, hard-boiled news reporter. Gregory Mcdonald’s way of telling a story, frequently depending almost entirely upon dialogue for characterization, drama, wit, even action at first was declared “impossible” by editors.
Fletch 1Fletch Chronological Series 4. Treasure of the Rubbermaids 5: Would you like to tell us about a lower price? And the shacking up with a 15 year old. In the film, Fletch is essentially the same character– he’s womanizing, reckless, and clever.
Mcdonald drastically changes Fletch’s circumstances throughout the series, and even the focal characters, which means that you don’t always get what you expect. I can see why the series has been so popular and well remembered by fans. I felt like the author was trying for shock humor but to me it just came across as weird and uncomfortable. Paperbackpages. In the mcdpnald in which the tregory take place, the series leads off with Fletch Wonin which Fletch is a young and engaged-to-be-married, relatively inexperienced reporter.
This was a quick, fun read that uses snappy dialog effectively. Refresh and try again. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The series isn’t written ggegory chronological order and, for the most part, the books can be read in any order although I recommended reading Fletch, Too immediately after Fletch Won or you’ll miss a few inside jokes.