Re: RARA-AVIS: Whitfield

From: Mario Taboada (
Date: 11 Oct 2002

I wouldn't say Whitfield was a Hammett clone. They did develop in parallel fashion, but Whitfield had a lyrical tone as well as a noir bent, whereas Hammett was, well, a hardboiled writer.



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