Re: RARA-AVIS: hard boiled creation & Ross Macdonald

From: William Denton (
Date: 11 Jun 2001

On 11 June 2001, Mario Taboada wrote:

: I think that, after The Galton Case, Lew Archer is no
: longer a hardboiled detective.

Just as a point of interest, I requote James Ellroy from his recent appearance in Toronto: "Ross Macdonald wrote ONNNNNNE BOOOOOOK, but from THE GALTON CASE on it was a GOOOOODDD BOOOOOOOK." Hmm.


William Denton : Toronto, Canada : : Caveat lector.

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