Lew Archer

Created by Ross Macdonald Pseudonym. ¬†of Kenneth Millar, aka John Ross Macdonald, John Macdonald (1915-83) "I hear voices crying in the night, and I go see what's the matter." -- Lew Archer The greatest P.I. series ever written? Probably. LEW ARCHER stands with The Continental Op, Sam Spade and Philip Marlowe as one of the … Continue reading Lew Archer

Lew Millar

Created by Ross Macdonald What does it take for Ross Macdonald's Lew Archer to hit the big screen under his own name? In the first two feature films, Harper and The Drowning Pool, Paul Newman was called Lew Harper, and in Robert Benton's Twilight, which strived to out-Macdonald Macdonald, the private eye (once more played … Continue reading Lew Millar

Ross Macdonald

Pseudonym of Ken Millar (1915-83) "No once since Macdonald has written with such poetic inevitability about people, their secret cares, their emotional scars, their sadness, cowardice, and courage. He reminded the rest of us of what was possible in our genre." -- John Lutz, in January Magazine "We're all guilty" -- Lew Archer, in The … Continue reading Ross Macdonald