Re: Fwd: Re(2): RARA-AVIS: Spenser....

From: Juri Nummelin (
Date: 14 Dec 2000

Jeff Evans wrote:

> And my memory is that he named Spenser (with an s)
> after Marlowe (with an e) playing off the Renaissance writers.

Why playing off? Edmund was really Spenser (not Spencer) and Christopher was Marlowe (not Marlow; Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" has the only Marlow that I know of; and Eric Ambler's "Cause for Alarm", a great novel!).


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