RARA-AVIS: New Hammett!!! (Well, sorta)

Kevin Smith (kvnsmith@colba.net)
Wed, 23 Jun 1999 21:07:16 -0400

Here's some news from our pal Keith Logan (nebula@nebulabooks.com), who's having some technical difficulties lately. Guess what I want for Christmas?

>I might have missed a mention of this amongst the posts about _Dash & Lily_
>(on tape, not watched yet hence skipping the relevent posts) but Knopf is
>doing us all a great service by republishing a slew of Hammett's Continental
>Op stories that have not been available for many years. This September look
>for _Nightmare Town_ that collects twenty of these tales, with an intro by
>William F. Nolan. Pertinent info:
>Nightmare Town
>ISBN 0-375-40111-3
>432 pages hardcover
>$25.00 US ($38.00 Canadian)
>My only concern: this is the same title as a previous Op collection from way
>back, and might cause confusion. You'd think the editors could have come up
>with something a tad more original. Oh well, as long as I finally get to
>read these lost gems!
>Keith Logan

Kevin Burton Smith

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