Re: RARA-AVIS: Da Booze

From: Juri Nummelin (
Date: 24 Jul 2001

On Mon, 23 Jul 2001, Mark Sullivan wrote:

> And Curt Cannon (written pseudonymously by Evan Hunter/Ed McBain)
> regards cases as an unwelcome interruption in his drinking.

Didn't Cannon (both the writer and the character) say that he was drunk 25 hours a day? That's something!

Booze and drugs: Hunter Thompson's "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" is written in a hardboiled style.

Booze: Kenneth Fearing's "Dagger of the Mind" that Chandler so admired is set in the rehab center of some kind. Those guys drink.


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