RARA-AVIS: That Mother Goose was one hardboiled dame....

Kevin Burton Smith (kvnsmith@colba.net)
Thu, 11 Nov 1999 10:10:09 -0400

Bob wrote:

>I was manfully suppressing my impulse to say something about who killed
>Cock Robin, which as you may recall is one of the more hardboiled Mother
>Goose capers.

Well, if Who Killed Cock Robin is hardboiled, I guess Jack and Jill is noir.

In fact, it sounds suspiciously like a James Cain story. Did Jack fall, or was he pushed? And did he take Jill with him, or did she jump?

Kevin Burton Smith The Thrilling Detective Web Site http://www.colba.net/~kvnsmith/thrillingdetective/ IT'S OFFICIAL! October is Dashiell Hammett Month. Don't play the sap for anyone.

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