RE: RARA-AVIS: Hardboiled Classics 1998

From: Doug Bassett (
Date: 03 Jun 2002

--- "Anderson, Erick (ETW)" <>> 8:The Big Clock
> 8:You Play the Black and the Red Comes Up
> 8:The Talented Mr Ripley
> 8:The Chill
> Of these, would my fellow avians care to opine on
> which I should first
> pursue? Thanks for your help.

THE CHILL, which is IMO Ross Macdonald's best book.

I have never understood what people see in THE BIG CLOCK. YOU PLAY.... is a good, interesting book, but not essential reading.

Highsmith is an amazing writer, too.


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