Book Review: Nightmare in Pink (1964)

By John D. MacDonald 1964, Fawcett Publications , 143 pages

MacDonaldSome of my friends tell me it’s time to lighten up again.  (Well, they tell me to lighten up all the time.)  So, for the book review, I’ve decided to continue to explore more of the subtleties and insights of Travis McGee in this his second incarnation, Nightmare in Pink, by literary GrandMaster MacDonald.

What amazes me for all the books I’ve read—including a McGee novel by MacDonald perhaps a decade ago—that I’ve only just now “discovered” John D’s immense talent.  Seriously.  In his first of the Travis McGee series, The Deep Blue Good-By, I saw his penchant for biting social commentary. Continue reading