Re: RARA-AVIS: Race Williams and the KKK

From: George Upper (
Date: 23 May 2001

--- Chris Routledge <> wrote:

All I was saying was that there
> are precedents both
> fictional and non-fictional for the hard-boiled dick
> before Daly.

I agree.

> You should be very suspicious of "accepted" literary
> trivia.

A truly hard-boiled suspicion of authority there, if I may say so!

Daly is
> considered the daddy of them all, but it's only a
> theory...

Well, it would be hard to argue that. However, it's a theory that will stand unless and until someone finds something earlier. And a lot of people have looked.
(Me included--I'm still looking).


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