Featuring History of Mystery/Detective Fiction and Other Literary Ramblings of Elizabeth Foxwell
Thursday, March 24, 2011
Death and the Good Life by Richard Hugo (1980).
The Neglected Books blog looks at the mystery Death and the Good Life about an ex-cop investigating the murders of two victims by ax. It's written by Seattle-born Richard Hugo (1923–82)—poet, University of Montana professor, and self-described "world's worst bombardier" during World War II (qtd. in Dictionary of Literary Biography).