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Book Review

‘Odyssey’ by Walter Mosley

When a mystery writer’s bread and butter is the colorful, often heroic, sometimes outrageous characters he creates, one can only imagine that it can be difficult to keep up a winning streak.

For more than three decades Walter Mosley has brought readers hits in the form of sometimes ethically challenged private eyes and redemption-seeking ex-cons such as Easy Rawlins and his sidekick, Mouse, Leonid McGill, Socrates Fortlow, and Ptolemy Grey, as well as do-gooder bookstore owner Fearless Jones.

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