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Groucho Marx, master detective

Ron Goulart

Groucho Marx, master detective

by Ron Goulart

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in

    Places:
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • Marx, Groucho, 1891-1977 -- Fiction.,
    • Radio broadcasting -- Fiction.,
    • Comedians -- Fiction.,
    • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRon Goulart.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3557.O85 G76 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination262 p. ;
      Number of Pages262
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL684577M
      LC Control Number97031393

      As he did in Groucho Marx, Master Detective, veteran mystery and SF writer Goulart has caught the voice and social conscience of his hero to perfection, even if . In this inventive mystery set in Hollywood's golden era, Ron Goulart revives America's favorite cigar-wielding comic--Groucho Marx. Needing a project to, ISBN Buy the Groucho Marx, Master Detective ebook.

      In this novel, Ron Goulart takes us back to Hollywood in Groucho Marx is embarking on his latest venture, a radio program titled, aptly enough, Groucho Marx, Master Detective. In this book we are introduced to Frank Denby, an ex-crime reporter . Groucho Marx, King of the Jungle: A Mystery Featuring Groucho Marx Hardcover – July 1 while I was writing a radio show called Groucho Marx, Master Detective for him. Soon after that, we teamed up to prove that a young actress's "suicide" was actually a murder/5(6).

      "Hilarious." - Kirkus ReviewIn this inventive mystery set in Hollywood's golden era, Ron Goulart revives America's favorite cigar-wielding comic—Groucho Marx. Needing a project to occupy him between movie stints, Groucho agrees to act in a radio serial. But when a .   As with Groucho Marx, Master Detective, Goulart shows Hollywood’s dark side and its legendary ability to make or break stars, and cover up the messes they get in, as well. The murder-mystery part is a bit weak, but Groucho's jokes, some fine period details (like learning about a southern portion of Santa Monica Boulevard in Beverly Hills that was once known as .


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I loved this book and hope to eventually see more Groucho Marx/Master Detective stories. From page one you find yourself swept up in the story and characters and wish the book lasted even longer. Especially fun for fans of Groucho Marx and the /5(5). You wouldn't think the most ribald movie comic of his age would have a sentimental streak, but Groucho Marx is so sad that Peg McMorrow, a starlet he'd had a brief relationship with two years ago, is dead that he persuades Frank Denby, the former police reporter who's writing his farcical new radio show, Groucho Marx, Master Detective, to see what he can get on the death.

Get this from a library. Groucho Marx, master detective. [Ron Goulart] -- An actress is killed in Hollywood and police rule her death a suicide. But comedian Groucho Marx, who knew the victim, suspects she was murdered, and as he investigates he uncovers blackmail and.

Ron Goulart. Ron Goulart has published a number of mysteries and nonfiction books dealing with the world of the comic strip, including the Groucho Marx mystery series (Groucho Marx, Private Eye; Groucho Marx, Master Detective; etc.).He lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

Ron GoulartSeries: Mysteries Featuring Groucho Marx (Volume 1). Groucho Marx, Master Detective by Ron Goulart. Martin's Press, Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Groucho Marx made the transition from screen to paper in Ron Goulart's widely acclaimed first novel, Groucho Marx, Master Detective, where he debuted as a radio star-cum-private eye.

Groucho and Frank aren't enjoying their latest costar, singing child prodigy Polly Pilgrim, a. In Groucho Marx Master Detective, prolific novelist and popular culture historian Ron Goulart shows off his ability to mimic the irrepressible jokester.

The novel is the first of six in a series that Goulart wrote between and featuring Groucho in a role that would cause Philip Marlowe to blush.

Groucho Marx, Master Detective Groucho Marx Series, Book 1 Groucho agrees to act in a radio serial. But when a beautiful starlet is found dead before production even begins, Groucho is determined to find out who killed her. Groucho Marx, Master Detective. Embed.

The Groucho Marx book series by Ron Goulart includes books Groucho Marx, Master Detective, Groucho Marx, Private Eye, Elementary, My Dear Groucho: A Mystery featuring Groucho Marx, and several more.

See the complete Groucho Marx series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Groucho Marx made the transition from screen to paper in Ron Goulart's widely acclaimed first novel, Groucho Marx, Master Detective, where he debuted as a radio star-cum-private eye.

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Stuart M. Kaminsky's mystery You Bet Your Life was probably the first time Groucho Marx (along with his brothers Harpo and Chico) appeared in a comedic crime caper, but he didn't have his first solo outing until Goulart's book Groucho Marx, Master Detective.

Goulart, who has penned more than 30 works of fiction (most of them science. Goulart, Ron: Groucho Marx, Master Detective First in a series of three (so far).

"It was a fast read but not a very good read. It was not a great mystery and the portrayal of Groucho was a poor mix of his stage and real life characters." (IJD) [I agree, ST].

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Lee Siegel, author of Groucho Marx: The Comedy of Existence, wanted his biography to uncover the real man behind the iconic mustache. What Siegel found, he says, was "a thoroughgoing misanthrope.".Ron Goulart (/ ˈ ɡ uː l ɑːr t /; born Janu ) is an American popular culture historian and mystery, fantasy and science fiction author.

Goulart was prolific, and wrote many novelizations and other routine work under various pseudonyms: Kenneth Robeson, Con Steffanson, Chad Calhoun, R.T. Edwards, Ian R. Jamieson, Josephine Kains, Jillian Kearny, Howard Lee, Zeke Genre: Mystery, fantasy, science fiction.

Groucho Marx Master Detective—Sherlock Holmes, meet Groucho Marx, Master Detective) Groucho Marx, Private Eye — The comedian solves a baffling murder And if that’s not enough laughs for you, check out My 10 favorite funny novels (plus 29 runners-up).