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by Roger L. Simon
Author: Roger L. Simon
Publisher: I Books Inc.; New edition edition (March 1, 2000)
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Moses Wine thought he had put his interest in politics far behind him when he became a Los Angeles-based private detective.
Moses Wine thought he had put his interest in politics far behind him when he became a Los Angeles-based private detective. Sure, he'd once been an activist, but that had been during the Sixties or so it seemed, before Lila Shea showed up on his doorstep. had they remained together after their Moses Wine thought he had put his interest in politics far behind him when he became a Los Angeles-based private detective.
Apparently, author Roger L. Simon was trying to update the classic Phillp Marlowe type . story to the hip and strange place that Southern California (especially the criminal underworld) had become by the early 1970s. The Big Fix" has a very strong sense of place and time, and today reads like a snapshot of that very confused era. However, as a mystery, the plot is fairly pedestrian.
Big Fix. Roger l. simon. Director's Cut" is the latest mystery novel starring the wise-cracking LA-detective Moses Wine, a private hack who cut his cultural teeth during the 1960s. if you know what I mean. but this book contains more than a few surprises, and I don't mean the "mystery novel" kind. It starts off with a bang in Chapter One, speaking favorably of John Ashcroft, and unfavorably of Louis Freeh.
Roger L. Simon (screenplay), Roger L. Simon (novel). In Los Angeles, Moses Wine, who was part of the counter-culture of the late 1960s at UC-Berkeley, still has those radical feelings but no longer does anything about them. His wife Suzanne, who has transformed from a 1960s hippie to a 1970s new-ageist, divorced him when his law school background didn't materialize into the upper middle class liberal life she was expecting, she having sole custody of their two young sons, with Moses having visitation rights.
Six weeks later, Simon had finished the first Moses Wine novel, "The Big Fi. At the time, Simon was living in Echo Park, California, where many of the stories in the Moses Wine series take place.
Moses Wine thought he had put his interest in politics far behind him when he became a private detective, until he meets the politically-minded Lila again. The Senator asks for his help in a smear campaign against him, but then Lila turns up dead and politics are the last thing on Moses' mind.
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Moses Wine, for example, is an unreconstructed 1960s radical who, in the 1970s, has gone into the private gumshoe . A neat premise, because it allows The Big Fix to solve its case while at the same time exploring the ways we've changed in the last decade.
Moses Wine, for example, is an unreconstructed 1960s radical who, in the 1970s, has gone into the private gumshoe game because it's one way to keep his integrity. His wife has left him because he refuses to become a lawyer. She's moved in with a trainer for an est-like outfit. The Eppis character (unashamedly modeled on Abbie Hoffman) provides Wine's connection with the past. His investigation leads into the craziness of everyday Southern Californian life styles.