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Saturday, May 17, 2014
Your Daily Ralph~Major Lacy Book Review 5/17/14
Major Lacy Book Review
I finished reading a book entitled ‘The New Adventures of
Major Lacy and Amusement Inc.’. I had never heard of the character before
picking this new book up. Lacy and his men are a team of ex-World War One
soldiers who, looking for something to do to aid society, become vigilante
hunters of criminals. It’s an interesting book in that these men, not unlike the
Shadow or the Spider hunt down and kill their enemies on the wrong side of the law.
They’re not looking to arrest anyone. They opt for a more permanent solution.
The book is written by some of the top names in New Pulp.
Men like Bobby Nash, Andrew Salmon, David White, and Jim Beard among others.
This is a great book about a very obscure character who
deals with his enemies with finality. Along the way you get to meet his crew of
soldiers (All Ex-Marines) who aid him and continue to act as a well-oiled
Lacy is a soldier, not a super-hero ala Doc Savage. He’s
down and dirty in many ways when it comes to fighting his enemies. Enemies
which include the Scarlet Ace and his daughter Zita, who are basically Lacy’s
opposites on the side of crime.
It’s an action filled, exciting book that held my attention.
I can’t say enough good things about it. Well worth reading. Go get yourself a