Re: RARA-AVIS: TMF - surprises & sequel?
Philip Benz (Philip.Benz@wanadoo.fr)
Sat, 13 Feb 1999 22:08:43 +0100
<< and sets Spade and the bad guys at odds as they again
contend in the
search for another quest object, the fabled Khandi Tooth.
It may just be my lack of depth in the genre, but it seems to
object quests are not very common in Hard boiled lit. Sounds
more like a
job for Indiana Jones or someone from the Cthulhu mythos.
But if the fantastic elements of a cthulhoid tale were too
imagine we would no longer class the piece as hard-boiled.
The h-b dick
has a strong need to be grounded in gritty reality.
Cheers, --- Phil, raving mad again.
Lyc饠Astier, Aubenas, France
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