Hoodwink

Hoodwink Former pulp writer and current hack Russell Dancer invites Nameless to the first annual Western Pulp Convention in San Francisco He wants Nameless to help him locate the person who is trying to blackm

  • Title: Hoodwink
  • Author: Bill Pronzini
  • ISBN: 9780312389697
  • Page: 418
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Former pulp writer and current hack Russell Dancer invites Nameless to the first annual Western Pulp Convention in San Francisco He wants Nameless to help him locate the person who is trying to blackmail Dancer for a purported plagiarism of a story called Hoodwink Arriving at the convention, Nameless discovers that a group of former friends and now uncomfortable colleFormer pulp writer and current hack Russell Dancer invites Nameless to the first annual Western Pulp Convention in San Francisco He wants Nameless to help him locate the person who is trying to blackmail Dancer for a purported plagiarism of a story called Hoodwink Arriving at the convention, Nameless discovers that a group of former friends and now uncomfortable colleagues who wrote for the pulps called the Pulpeteers have all received blackmail notes Nameless is in seventh heaven as he meets many of his favorite pulp writers, buys pulp novels for his collection and meets a stunning younger woman who is the daughter of two famous pulp writers For once, Nameless has some luck with the ladies But is Kerry Wade attracted to him, or to his job as a private eye Is he really attracted to her, or to her connection to the pulps The convention is unexpectedly disrupted when one of the guests is found dead in a locked room while Russell Dancer is holding a gun that s been recently fired It looks like an obvious case of murder by Dancer, who has been feuding with the man Dancer denies his guilt, and only Nameless is willing to believe him As Nameless tracks down the guilty party, he finds himself faced with a second locked room mystery and a target for a murderer.

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    1. Bill Pronzini

      Mystery Writers of America Awards Grand Master 2008Shamus Awards Best Novel winner 1999 for BoobytrapEdgar Awards Best Novel nominee 1998 for A Wasteland of StrangersShamus Awards Best Novel nominee 1997 for SentinelsShamus Awards The Eye Lifetime achievment award 1987Shamus Awards Best Novel winner 1982 for HoodwinkMarried to author Marcia Muller.Pseudonyms Robert Hart Davis collaboration with Jeffrey M Wallmann Jack FoxxWilliam Jeffrey collaboration with Jeffrey M Wallmann Alex Saxon

    370 thoughts on “Hoodwink”

    1. I didn’t absolutely love this book. The choice of murderer was arbitrary, many of the minor characters forgettable, but how can you not love an ‘80’s detective mystery set in a San Francisco pulp magazine convention that features a plot straight out of Nero Wolfe and features not just one but two locked room mysteries?The Nameless Detective, our hero, is asked by old pulp writer Russell Dancer to attend the upcoming pulp magazine convention. It seems the eight surviving members of “The P [...]


    2. Very solid and readable detective story featuring the detective with no name. I get the feeling 'nameless' is pretty much Bill Pronzini - if he had time to be a detective. This one is a bit different as it takes place at a 'pulp' convention, which along with being the detective's passion is also Pronzini's inspiration for the character and genre. There is even a scene where 'nameless' just about meets Pronzini. Nameless isn't the usual hard-boiled tough guy though. He's actually a very nice blok [...]


    3. Nameless Detective.Tokoh detektif tanpa nama. Dari awal saya menemukan review yang membahas serial Nameless Detective ini, saya langsung tertarik dengan konsep tokoh detektif yang tidak dibeberkan siapa namanya itu. Yang membuatnya lebih menarik adalah, menilai dari dialog antar tokoh di dalam novel, karakter-karakter in-universe tahu siapa nama Nameless Detective ini. Hanya saja kita, pembaca, tidak diberi informasi/petunjuk tentang namanya itu. 'So when Dancer had mentioned my name to them, th [...]


    4. The Nameless Detective is asked by a former pulp fiction writer of mysteries to attend a convention that is taking place in San Fransisco so he can look into a series of extortion notes that some attendees have received that hint at plagiarism. A quick, entertaining private eye read that weaves information about the pulp fiction world into the plot seamlessly.


    5. This is the first book I have read by Bill Pronzini. The mystery plot was good. I was unfamiliar with the subject matter, pulp writers, so it took me a while to get into the book. I'd like to read more by this author.


    6. Nameless helps an old friend from the past. This friend is a pulp writer that asks Nameless to come to a Pulp con, and while he's there to check out a possible blackmail case that involves him and other pulp writers. And don't you know it, when the bodies start to pile up, Nameless is right in the middle of it all. This was tough to read (because I was traveling) but another good one. With a special "cliffhanger' that will have me searching out the next one


    7. We never find out the real name of the “Nameless Detective” who is the hero of this novel. It’s a locked-room mystery where he has to clear a friend accused of killing a probable blackmailer at a convention for pulp fiction writers (where he meets the author). It’s a worthwhile homage to the old detectives and PIs and a reasonable puzzle, but it doesn’t really make you want to seek out the rest in the series.


    8. Synopsis/blurbFormer pulp writer and current hack Russell Dancer invites Nameless to the first annual Western Pulp Convention in San Francisco. He wants Nameless to help him locate the person who is trying to blackmail Dancer for a purported plagiarism of a story called "Hoodwink." Arriving at the convention, Nameless discovers that a group of former friends (and now uncomfortable colleagues) who wrote for the pulps called the "Pulpeteers" have all received blackmail notes. Nameless is in sevent [...]


    9. #7 in the Nameless Detective series. Pronzini draws on his avocation ( and that of Nameless) of collecting pulp magazines to develop a plot for this mystery. Russell Dancer (Undercurrent (1973)), a hack writer from the 40s, is back with an invitation for nameless to attend a pulp convention. His underlying motive is to have Nameless ferret out who has sent him a blackmail note, accusing him of plagarizing a short story "Hoodwink" and using it as the basis for a very profitable movie screenstory. [...]


    10. Here is a list of all the books (in order) Happy Reading.1971 The Snatch Random House 1973 The Vanished Random House 1973 Undercurrents Random House 1977 Blowback Ramdom House 1978 Twospot Putman 1980 Laybrinth St. Martin's Press 1980 A Killing In Xanadu Waves Press 1981 Hoodwinked St. Martin's Press 1982 Scattershot St. Martin's Press 1982 Dragonfire St. Martin's Press 1983 Bindlestiff St. Martin's Press 1983 Casefile St. Martin's Press 1984 Quicksilver St. Martin's Press 1984 Night [...]


    11. I very much like how the main character is developing. He's a 50-something bachelor with a beer gut who collects pulp magazines and works as a private eye, much in the same manner as the heroes of his pulp magazines. He manages to put together all the disparate clues to discover the perpetrator of the crimes. Reading the stories from the first book to this one, #7 in the series, we've watched Nameless go through some dalliances and one serious romance, that fell apart because she wouldn't accept [...]


    12. Unlike most Pronzini novels, this one had gratuitous language and the the hero sleeping with a woman after their first date. Right after the sleeping scene, I went to my regular church service and felt both convicted and infilled by the Holy Spirit. So I stopped and downloaded a Christian-themed tale instead.


    13. Another Nameless book, in which he goes to a pulp magazine convention which instigates two locked-room murders. And he gets shot at. And he figures everything out, of course. Oh, and he moves his office to a nicer building and gets a new girlfriend.(Second time read: 10/31/08)







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