2 thoughts on “Black Sheep, White Lamb

  1. A blurb on the jacket of this novel calls it “a luminous example of the crime novel.” It is that, for while it focuses on crime and its detection (and is in this edition part of the Dell Great Mystery Library), it very adroitly explores the social milieu of a small New York industrial community that, like the novel’s protagonist, has an inferiority complex and is its own kind of “black sheep.” The counterplot to the murder investigation is the determination of a young couple to make their life i

  2. 2.5 stars. Not much to say about this. More of a can they figure it out than a whodunit. I came out of this with questions unanswered and I can’t say that I bonded with the characters at all.

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