Re: Re: RARA-AVIS: john d macdonald

From: James Rogers (
Date: 29 Nov 2000

-----Original Message----- From: Bill Crider <> To: <> Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2000 6:08 PM Subject: Re: Re: RARA-AVIS: john d macdonald

>>>>>Well, it was a little hokey when Chandler did it and over the top hokey
>when Big Mac did it.....
>So how hokey would it be to name your detective "Spenser" to suggest the
>author of "The Faerie Queen?" (I have to admit to a great fondness for the
>poem's opening line, "A gentle knight was pricking on the plain.")

  Well, you are right Bill.....but I always try to forget Spencer.

  My uncle could never handle that "pricking on the plain" gig either. He had to learn it by memory when he was a kid.


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