RARA-AVIS: My votes

From: Anders Engwall (ERA) ( Anders.Engwall@era.ericsson.se)
Date: 15 Apr 2002

After a rather painful process of elimination, here they are:

  8. Anna Lee (series, Liza Cody)
 59. Dave Brandstetter (series, Joseph Hansen)
 68. Dix (THE ASPHALT JUNGLE, W. R. Burnett)
 79. Eddie Coyle (THE FRIENDS OF EDDIE COYLE, George V. Higgins)
 84. Ernest Stickney (STICK and SWAG, Elmore Leonard)
 92. Frank Chambers (THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE, James M Cain)
 98. George Smiley (series, John Le Carre) 113. Hoke Moseley (series, Charles Willeford) 118. Jack Carter (series, Ted Lewis) 163. Madox (HELL HATH NO FURY a.k.a. THE HOT SPOT, Charles Williams) 172. Max Cady (THE EXECUTIONERS, John D. MacDonald) 195. Nameless (series, Bill Pronzini) 205. Parker (series, Richard Stark) 212. Philip Marlowe (series, Raymond Chandler) 234. Sam Spade (THE MALTESE FALCON, Dashiell Hammett) 238. Shell Scott (series, Richard S. Prather) 249. Steve Carella (87th Precinct series, Evan "Ed" McBain) 252. The Continental Op (series, Dashiell Hammett) 259. Tom Ripley (series, Patricia Highsmith)

That's 19... Last vote goes to a write-in:

Colin Harpur & Desmond Iles (series, Bill James)

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