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Violent ward

Len Deighton

Violent ward

by Len Deighton

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California, Southern
    • Subjects:
    • California, Southern -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLen Deighton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6054.E37 V56 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination305 p. ;
      Number of Pages305
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1745747M
      ISBN 100060179384
      LC Control Number92056242

      If America is a lunatic asylum, then California is the Violent Ward. Mickey Murphy is a criminal lawyer with an office in LA’s downtown low-rent district, an ex-wife who bleeds him for money, clients who would plead the Fifth Amendment if they could count that high, . 'Violent Ward' is a fast-paced, suspenseful picture of the unique people and lifestyle of Southern California, building to a breathtaking climax on the riot-torn streets of South Central Los Angeles. And it is vintage Deighton/5(16).

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To be sure, most of the characters Deighton has created for this book are amusingly bizarre. However, their collective degree of eccentricity is insufficient to cause the reader to forgive and /5(20).

Rather than being a straightforward mystery, Violent Ward is essentially a series of vignettes strung together with little regard for coherency of plot. To be sure, most of the characters Deighton has created for this book are amusingly bizarre.

However, their collective degree of eccentricity is insufficient to cause the reader to forgive and /5(9). If America is a lunatic asylum, then California is the Violent Ward. Mickey Murphy is a criminal lawyer with an office in LA’s downtown low-rent district, an ex-wife who bleeds him for money, clients who would plead the Fifth Amendment if they could count that high, and an unrequited passion for his wealthiest client’s : HarperCollins Publishers.

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Violent Ward - Plot summary. Deighton’s first novel set solely in Los Angeles - perhaps reflecting the fact that he had been living there for a number of years by this time - this is a classic thriller about an LA criminal lawyer Mickey Murphy, someone who appears at first hand to be as seedy as they come, who gets caught up in a murder after helping out an old flame Ingrid Petrovich.

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Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.Violent ward by Len Deighton; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Legal stories, Fiction; Places: Los Angeles (Calif.), California, Los Angeles.