From: James Rogers (
Date: 26 Nov 2000

-----Original Message----- From: <> To: <> Date: Sunday, November 26, 2000 9:19 AM Subject: RARA-AVIS: hi

>hi, name is jack from NSW Australia.
>Really happy to find a list devoted to this stuff.
>Most of my library - beg, borrow, STEAL is Cain (the Two of them - 'Seven
>Slayers' my ab favourite - followed by 'Postman Always Rings Twice' - the
>other Cain), Chandler, Gifford, Goodis, Stark/Westlake, Thompson.

    Welcome, Jack. Those writers you name are where all of us start (though you missed Hammet and , IMO, McGivern). You will find tons of fans of the authors you mention and you will even find a couple that you don't know. We know our HB pretty well. Prepare to enjoy.

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