Brief Bio: Ross Macdonald is the main pseudonym that was used by the American-Canadian writer of crime fiction Kenneth Millar
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“The more they yearned for omnipotence”
Blackwell was a sad and troubled man, hardly competent to play God with anybody’s life. But the sadder and more troubled they were, the more they yearned for omnipotence. The really troubled ones believed they had it.
From the book The Zebra-Striped Hearse