Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: male fantasy worlds?

From: Juri Nummelin (
Date: 23 Aug 2001

On Thu, 23 Aug 2001, Kevin Burton Smith wrote:

> I also think "She Didn't Come Home," the story Juri read, is just a
> classic P.I. short story, well worth searching out. Fortunately it's
> been anthologized almost as much as Chandler's" Red Rain".

Well, actually I thought that the basic idea is not very believable. This happens to meeverytime when the


guilty one hires the PI to clean up his/her mess.

> Oh, and Juri, if you're going to read Delores Hitchen, read SLEEP
> WITH SLANDER and SLEEP WITH STRANGERS, both featuring private eye Jim
> Sader. These are just great, under-rated reads, easily on a par with
> Brackett's NO GOOD FROM A CORPSE or Evans/Browne's Paul Pine books.

I've heard good things about those, but alas they are not translated.
"Footsteps in the Night" was (as the only Hitchens in this language).


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