Re: RARA-AVIS: Title query

Mari Hall (
Fri, 19 Mar 1999 08:20:26 -0600 MT wrote:
> way, _The Wench is Dead_ is a famous Fredric Brown title. Could Dexter
> be paying homage to Brown by using the same title? If not, it's in poor
> taste - sort of like using _The Long Goodbye_ as a title for a
> contemporary novel.

Titles aren't copywrited as you know. Also, if I could get to my copy,
I'm sure the source of the quote is on the copywright page of the Colin
Dexter book. In fact I think it is at the front of the book, where he
usually puts the quotes.

from Mari Hall
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