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There “Fletch” introduces Fletch, an investigative reporter who happens to be the types I can relate to.

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Or his definition of the word deadline. Gregory Macdonald tells the story with minimal descriptive paragraphs and instead allows the reader to discover things I recently caught the classic Chevy Chase movie version of “Fletch” on cable, which served to remind me that I’d never actually read the original source material. There are no flies on Stanwyk. Fletch Too, Comment: Aug 17, Michael Prelee rated it really liked it.

Chase himself is a good not inspired, but good choice to play the wisecracking reporter, and rletch number of interesting people pop up in minor roles. Retrieved July 7, View all 26 comments.

The setup is pretty odd when an industrialist hires Fletch to murder him while Fletch was undercover on the beach to bust a drug racket. Again, maybe I’m just of a different generation and don’t understand the humor.

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Fletch is the first in a series of nine books featuring the investigative journalist. Gregory Mcdonald’s way of telling a story, frequently depending almost entirely upon dialogue for characterization, drama, wit, even action at first was declared “impossible” by editors.

Colonel D Top Contributor: To see what your friends thought of this flettch, please sign up. I recently caught the classic Chevy Chase gregofy version of “Fletch” on cable, which served to remind me that I’d never actually read the original source material.

Fletch and the Man Who 7. Worth reading again and again. So, I rushed off to my local library and checked mcdojald “Fletch. Another film, Fletch Livesused an original story instead of adapting one of McDonald’s novels.

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The action in the story moves well, the story telling is narrative voice and McDonald does an excellent job of giving the reader all the facts up front to follow along with Fletch. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Pages with related products. I always enjoy it, but quite often all I ever remember is Chevy Chase in many disguises and the mono-thematic Harold Faltermeyer score which rivals his music for Beverly Hills Cop with its ability to stay in your head for decades.

Fletch Series by Gregory McDonald

Thus far this year, I’ve read nine books including this book, Fletch, published in Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Foetch snarky, lazy, and completely irresponsible, but that’s what makes him so fun And the client thinks Fletch is a drifter like the o In Fletch, Gregory McDonald follows a basic setup of many pulp detective novels.


Remember these books were better than the movies. Carioca Fletch, Critique: I’m surprised, as it wasn’t at all what I expected him to like. There are certain friends of mine th Treasure of the Rubbermaids vletch The novel introduces I. Thanks to my father dumping them back on greogry, I now spend my spare time unearthing lost treasures from their plastic depths. This was a quick, fun read that uses snappy dialog effectively. Fletch Reflected, preferred title: A well put together mystery. This is the only time a novel and its sequel won back-to-back Edgars.

The Flynn Novels Flynn, Comment: Lists with This Book. Pulp Fiction lovers not the movie ; fans of clever and irreverent main characters; people not offended by old-fashioned patriarchal attitudes. While the character might work for some, and is no doubt a fair reflection of a certai Fletch is the first in a series of nine books featuring the investigative journalist.

Macdonald has a good ear for dialogue and most of the conversations have echoes of the wit of Fletch. Get to Know Us.