Steve's old web log..

Wed Jan 25 16:19:55 PST 2006

On Wed, 25 Jan 2006, Howard Brazee wrote:

> There's a Dortmunder story where he has to lose his winnings in a poker
> game that's pretty funny.

Another (?) vote for the Dortmunder series by Westlake.  They're comic,
world-weary crime novels, for the most part of great lightness and craft
and cleverness.  Try e.g. _Bank Shot_.