RARA-AVIS: The Dain Curse: 1920s HB

From: Ed Lynskey ( e_lynskey@yahoo.com)
Date: 24 Sep 2002

I picked up Hammett's _The Dain Curse_ this afternoon. Off the bat, what surprises me is how modern-sounding the prose is. The novel doesn't have a stilted or old- fashion tone to it. I had the same reaction reading _Red Harvest_.

Ed Lynskey


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