Re: RARA-AVIS: Pre-1930 Novels ?

From: Al Guthrie (
Date: 20 Aug 2002

----- Original Message ----- From: "Robison Michael R CNIN" <>
> So my pre-1930 hardboiled/noir novelist list now has
> Hammett, Daly, and Burnett on it.

In HARDBOILED AMERICA Geoffrey O'Brien lists these for 1929:

Hammett: Red Harvest, The Dain Curse WR Burnett: Little Caesar Carroll John Daly: The Hidden Hand S S Van Dine: The Bishop Murder Case Ellery Queen: The Roman Hat Mystery

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