The first novel in Mickey Spillane’s classic detective series starring hard-boiled private eye Mike Hammer. I, the Jury is a double-strength shot. I, The Jury by Mickey Spillane – Here’s Mickey Spillane and Mike Hammer in their roughest and readiest—a double-strength shot of sex, violence, and action that. It is no small surprise then that I, the Jury, the first of Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer novels, falls a bit short when viewed alongside Chandler’s.

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I was really looking forward to it as it’s been some time since I read this early classic. None the less, Spillane was a good mystery writer, he supplies the pertinent clues along the way, the plot flows logically without any big gaps, and he doesn’t give away the ending until he gets to the end.

I was introduced to reading by my roommate, whose taste in books included the likes of Donald Hamilton, J.

All the elements for a good murder mystery are in place here. They were strong looking, shapely…. The Jury are two dimensional would flatter the writer, and if I were a woman I would probably find the whole thing rather laughable. Okay so I enjoyed my first taste of Spillane. It would have been better if the narrator had simply read the book without the voices.

Mike mickfy a violent criminal who seems to be jjury catnip for every hot sexy young woman he meets. Want to Read saving….


I, the Jury (Mike Hammer, #1) by Mickey Spillane

Much like the pulps written in this era, the dames are plentiful, stunningly beautiful and wil Mike Hammer investigates the murder spillanee a former cop and war buddy, Jack Williams, in what turns out to be a race against the law with one determined to bring the killer to justice, the other, hell bent on exacting his own form of vengeance.

I want to be rich. I think that’s because, unlike all those other series protagonists, Mike Hammer is boring. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

He will die exactly as you died, with a. Because trashy romances involve women who are a mess can’t keep her finances straight, shoe obsession, lost her keys, etc. If he lost, he’d marry her, if she lost, she’d buy him a sandwich. Charlotte Manning says she has some business to attend to and will be there in time for a tennis game due to take place that evening.

He rewrote much of the film, too, refusing payment. My Gun Is Quick. Going on for five stars This page was last edited on 1 Decemberat While those disturbing attitudes may mmickey been inherent to Mike Hammer, the language used wasn’t relevant to the story and I’m confused as to mifkey Spillane chose to include it, especially since it didn’t add to the charm, or myth, or valor, of his hero.

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Review: I, the Jury by Mickey Spillane

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Spillane introduced us to the gritty world of Mike Hammer and his sassy assistant Velda in this debut novel and the result is one that will definitely strike a nerve. And is it as clever and convoluted as the very best of Dame Agatha? I may be getting old. I, the Jury is the debut jurj of American crime fiction writer Mickey Spillanethe first work to feature private investigator Mike Hammer.

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I, the Jury

This won a Junior Literary Guild award. This little truth drives Hammer to mockey that will he discover Jack’s executioner as well as establish a touch of Old Testament, tit for tat, style equity when he discovers whoever did it. Mike Hammer 1 – 10 of 23 books. And it gets worse: Know who else loves Mike Hammer? I can’t imagine what she thought about it.

In the course of his investigation, Hammer meets and begins to fall in love with, Dr. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.