Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Short Stuff

From: Doug Bassett (
Date: 24 Mar 2000

More seriously, one of my favorite short stories in the field is Ross Macdonald's "Midnight Blue". It boasts one of the best final lines I've ever read.


--- Kevin Burton Smith <> wrote:
> Too bad, though, they're probably all from the early
> part of his
> career, when he was still trying to be Chandler. A
> short story
> written post-THE GALTON CASE might be really
> fascinating. Still, new
> Macdonald is new Macdonald. Anyone who cares about
> hard-boiled
> detective fiction should be jazzed by this news.

===== Doug Bassett

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