Re: RARA-AVIS: Best Last Lines

From: Juri Nummelin (
Date: 16 Jul 2000

Mario Taboada wrote:

> Bill Hagen, quoting Hughes quoting Gardner imitating Carroll John Daly:
> <<"I sent him crashing the gates of hell with my bullet in his brain.">>
> That is BAD. To write like that is rock hard.

I think it's overwritten. It's sloppy, not hardboiled at all. It's bad, but not mean.


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