Re: RARA-AVIS: Blurb

Mark Sullivan (
Sat, 16 Jan 1999 16:01:29 -0500 (EST) Kevin quoted a Peanuts strip about the once ubiquitous blurb:
'In the tradition of Hammett, Chandler and Macdonald' "

Would that it were still so, today the default blurb on private eye
fiction seems to be: "Rivals Robert B. Parker's Spenser." Which, in my
eyes, damns with faint praise.


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