Re: RARA-AVIS: Themes of the months

From: Mark Hall (
Date: 19 Aug 2002

On 8/20/2002, "Michael Robison" <> wrote:

>>I did come up with another possibility: Fitzgerald's THE GREAT
>GATSBY. It was definitely pre-1930, published in 1926, but I'm still
>calling it a possibility because I'm still skeptical about it being
>boiled. Guess I'll find out soon.
>And nobody has rang in on whether Farrell's THE GIRL EVERY-
>BODY KNEW, which came out in 1928, is hardboiled or not.

IMO, you would have to have a very generous definition of "hard-boiled" to include THE GREAT GATSBY.

best, MEH

Mark Hall

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