Re: RARA-AVIS: The Dain Curse-why the bad rap?

Date: 14 Sep 2000

The Dain Curse struck me as the most Chandler-esque of Hammett's novels, meaning of course that Chandler is Dain Curse-esque, though obviously taking it to another level. What prompts to say that (from somewhat distant memory) is not only the episodic nature, but also the interaction with the wealthy, eccentric family with compelling, messed-up daughters. . . . .and now all of a sudden i'm starting to think of Ross Macdonald . . . . .

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