speaks to today’s audience.
by Michael Druxman
March 5, 2015
MURDER IN BABYLON is the latest novel by Michael B. Druxman; it is based on
Druxman begins the story on February 1, 1922 the “roaring” had just begun the wild and colorful romp through the era, which we know as the “Roaring 20s. This mystery is perfect for a cold weather read; the pace is fast, suspenseful, characters well-drawn. The
It was at this point that the movies looked in a mirror and found the image colored by scandals and
The facts in MURDER IN BABYLON are real and at times almost surreal; Druxman has constructed a character named Ben Birnbaum, a reporter for a LA newspaper, who covers the
We have BearManor Media to thank for this new Druxman novel. You might want to read more of his books, including several nonfiction works about Hollywood, its movies, and the people who make them (e.g., BASIL RATHBONE: His Life and His Films, MAKE IT AGAIN, SAM: A Survey of Movie Remakes, ONE GOOD FILM DESERVES ANOTHER: A Survey of Movie Sequels and THE MUSICAL: From Broadway to Hollywood). He has written two other novels, NOBODY DROWNS IN MINERAL LAKE and SHADOW WATCHER, plus the humorous revisionist history, ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD: From the Secret Files of Harry Pennypacker. His two memoirs are: MY FORTY-FIVE YEARS IN HOLLYWOOD AND HOW I ESCAPED ALIVE and LIFE, LIBERTY & THE PURSUIT OF HOLLYWOOD.