Re: RARA-AVIS: Author's from the 40's ?

From: Al Guthrie (
Date: 05 Sep 2002

----- Original Message ----- From: "Robison Michael R CNIN" <>

> I've found plenty of books to read for the 30's
> month, and now I am looking for some new authors
> to read from the 40's. Presently I've got High-
> smith's STRANGERS ON A TRAIN and Latimer's SOLO-
> MON'S VINEYARD on my list, but I need some others.
> I've read James Cain, McCoy, Gresham, Fearing,
> Spillane, Hemingway, Chandler, Woolrich, Jim
> Thompson, Himes, Goodis, and Faulkner. I will
> also have read John O'Hara, Gardner, Burnett, and
> Whitfield by that time. Can you recommend some
> other authors?

You might want to check one or two of these out. They're all excellent. Boris Vian: I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVES ('46) Geoffrey Homes: BUILD MY GALLOWS HIGH ('46) Gerald Kersh: PRELUDE TO A CERTAIN MIDNIGHT ('47) Day Keene: FRAMED IN GUILT ('49)


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