Re: RARA-AVIS: gunsel

From: William Denton (
Date: 27 Jun 2000

On 27 June 2000, Mark Sullivan wrote:

: Now Wilmer was referred to as a gunsel in The Maltese Falcon. So
: isn't this story actually about Hammett, not Chandler? Or is there an
: equivalent story about Chandler?

That's a mangled version of the story about Hammett. Eddie Duggan sent me a copy of an article by Erle Stanley Gardner a while back, and I typed some of it in:


William Denton : Toronto, Canada : : Caveat lector.

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