Re: RARA-AVIS: Hammett pulp novel

From: Mark Sullivan ( AnonymeInc@WEBTV.NET)
Date: 04 Feb 2000

BobT wrote:

"He was a private detective. His lean style, considerably more direct than most of the newspaper or pulp writing of the day, probably comes out of the case reports he wrote for the Pinkerton agency."

After which he was an ad copywriter.


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