Re: RARA-AVIS: i've been listening (Chandler + Ellroy)

Date: 18 Apr 2001

At a book signing at Borders in Philadelphia a few years ago Ellroy said that he thought Chandler stinks, and that James M. Cain is the real deal. He also added, maybe less controversially (maybe not?), that Chandler wrote about the world the way he wanted it to be, whereas Cain wrote about it the way it was.

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