RARA-AVIS: Re: RARA-AVIS Digest V4 #248

From: marianne.macdonald@lineone.net
Date: 27 Apr 2002

>hope this helps, miker
Thanks, miker; didn't know if it was equivalent of dry-stone walling here
(walls in the hills built only with unshaped rocks, no mortar)
> but my guess is that its a reference
>to convict labor on said road.
Seems likely;
>doing the one-bit
one term as a prisoner there, something like that? Anybody?
>the "Keys"
Been there, done that, bought the t-shirt; and saw the movie many times.

>ambler and michael dibdin
Ambler is between-the-wars thrillers - a very good writer at his best; Dibdin writes the Aurelio Zen series, Italian police procedurals, fairly dark, probably worth your trying once, anyway.


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