Thursday, November 30, 2006

Jim Winter Discovers the 87th Precinct

It's always fun to me when someone starts reading a series that I've enjoyed for many years (more than 40 in this case) and finds out how good it is. Jim Winter has a post about the first three books in Ed McBain's 87th Precinct series that's worth checking out. So have a look right here.

3 comments:

  1. If you recall, I started reading them because of your references in the early Dan Rhodes books. I now have all of them. I'm sorry there won't be more.

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  2. McBain was one of the greats.

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  3. Gerard5:52 PM

    In one of the 87th Precinct books McBain has a very humorous part where one of his characters is talking about how "Hill Street Blues" seems like such an obvious copy of the 87th, the city and it's cops.

    I am not sure whether McBain was angry or annoyed, or just razzing the television show.

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