The first novel in Mickey Spillane’s classic detective series starring hard-boiled private eye Mike Hammer. I, the Jury is a double-strength shot. I, The Jury by Mickey Spillane – Here’s Mickey Spillane and Mike Hammer in their roughest and readiest—a double-strength shot of sex, violence, and action that. It is no small surprise then that I, the Jury, the first of Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer novels, falls a bit short when viewed alongside Chandler’s.
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Therefore not five stars – but only just. Song Bird V Want to Read saving…. They also generally use more “sir”, “massah” and “missus” in their speech.
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Spillane is not Raymond Chandler or Dashiell Hammetthe doesn’t have their depth or their darkness or their humanity I want to shoot a killer.
In the first chapter, he bets her a sandwich to a marriage license. I won’t spoil it, but that killer pretty much had to be the killer. Preview — I, the Jury by Mickey Spillane. Quick shower and shave and I was on the pavement, hoofing it to my office on the lower east side.
Mike Hammer investigates the murder of a former cop and war buddy, Jack Williams, in what turns out to be a race against the law with one determined to bring the killer to justice, the other, hell bent on exacting his own form of vengeance.
I, the Jury Author Info: Do I affect you like that? Mike Hammer, a private eye and war veteran, has just discovered that his war buddy Jack was brutally murdered. Starting with “I, the Jury,” inMr.
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I, the Jury
We glared a contemptuous good morning to each other and I went inside. Mickey Spillane was indeed a master of his craft. So, this novel is a trip down memory lane for older readers, and a historical fiction for those of us born after the moon landing. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? They crack down on society and I crack down on them.
In a bit of a reversal, spilllane is interesting to note that just as The Long Goodbye was hitting print I, the Jury was hitting the silver screen in 3d bizarre right? I would have mickeyy this book two stars, because I can’t say that I really liked it all that much, but I wasn’t reading it to like it so much as to trace the origin of a genre back a ways. Sexism, racism, and even a bout of homophobia when Mike throws water on a couple of “fruits” who are fighting.
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Charlotte Manning says she has some thee to attend to and will be there in time for a tennis game due to take place that evening. Wilder and Sherman are suddenly missing from the party after Myrna Devlin has been found shot. I, the Jury was written in I think so I expected racist, sexist and misogynistic language and attitudes. Strong writing, too – a bit annoying now and then because of its adolescent preoccupation with fighting, drinking and so, above all its repetitious mention of women’s physical qualities and there we have yet another mikcey of incredibly sexy legs Spillane’s success rankled other critics, who sometimes became very personal in their reviews.
Private Eyes Book-related and General Links: Mike Hammer remains secure in who he is and never questions the nature of how he doles out his brand of justice. There is, of course, rampant sexism. I even remember watching and enjoying the 80s TV show starring Stacy Keach.
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Both Pat Chambers and the police are called in, and the alibi of each guest is checked. In fact, Hammer might be the epitome of hardboiled.
I, the Jury But none of these P. This won a Junior Literary Guild award.
With the charisma of a redwood, he played Hammer in “The Girl Hunters,” a film adaptation of his novel. To ask other readers questions about I, the Juryplease sign up.