Re: RARA-AVIS: Tim Willocks

From: Juri Nummelin (
Date: 30 Aug 2001

On Thu, 30 Aug 2001, Mark Sullivan wrote:

> the inside review page I found this quote from the Glasgow Herald:
> "Until this man put pen to paper, Raymond Chandler was probably the only
> English writer with the talent, the wherewithal and the sheer bottle to
> write a convincing hard-boiled contemporary crime novel."

This is pure nonsense. Chandler was born in the US, raised in England, but lived and wrote his books in the US.

But remember that when Andrew Harris made his canon about the American film directors, he included Sergei Eisenstein, Luis Bu񵄬 and such. This seems to happen all the time.


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