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I am conservative by temperame...

I am conservative by temperament. I disapprove of criminal activity. I am very solidly and markedly on the side of authority. The truth is I would rather err on the side of too much authority than too little.

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Every one of my books is writt...

Every one of my books is written from the viewpoint of cops, with the exception of my book Killer on the Road, which is written from the viewpoint of a serial killer.

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My mother and I will continue ...

My mother and I will continue on some level that I havent determined yet. I think my mothers a great character, and I have to say that giving my mother to the world has to be the biggest thrill of my writing career.

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As critical acclaim and respon...

As critical acclaim and response has built up, every interview I give is a chance to puncture the myth I've created about my work and refine it.

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Raymond Chandler once wrote th...

Raymond Chandler once wrote that Dashiell Hammett gave murder back to the people who really committed it.

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I am a master of fiction. I am...

I am a master of fiction. I am also the greatest crime novelist who ever lived. I am to the crime novel in specific what Tolstoy is to the Russian novel and what Beethoven is to music.

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All I want to do is make serio...

All I want to do is make serious movies that explore social issues and turn a profit, and slip the schnitzel to Jane DePugh.

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I like to be alone so I can wr...

I like to be alone so I can write. But focus can hurt you. I don't want to be some stress casualty in early middle age.

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The wildest ride in modern cri...

The wildest ride in modern crime novel exoticum. A novel so steeped in milieu that it feels as if you've blasted to mars in the grip of a demon who won't let you go. Read this book, savor the language-it's the last-and the most compelling word in thrillers.

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I am the most well-adjusted hu...

I am the most well-adjusted human being I know. I started out this investigation as a very happy man with a great career. I've got the life people dream about: I am rich, I am famous, I've got a fabulous marriage to an absolutely, spell-bindingly brilliant woman.

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America was never innocent. We...

America was never innocent. We popped our cherry on the boat over and looked back with no regrets. You can't ascribe our fall from grace to any single event or set of circumstances. You can't lose what you lacked at conception.

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