RARA-AVIS: revolt of the shorties

From: MatCoward@aol.com
Date: 31 Dec 2002

<< If you're a short-story-disliker, trying getting an anthology like
 Pronzini and Adrian's HARDBOILED or one of Jakubowski's and reading one
 story in a sitting once a week. The old writers honed their skills in
 short stories, and when they were good, they were diamond sharp. >>

And surely no-one's going to deny that Chandler was much better in shorts than he was in novels? Are they ... ? Innocently, Mat C <A HREF=" http://hometown.aol.co.uk/matcoward/myhomepage/newsletter.html"> http://hometown.aol.co.uk/matcoward/myhomepage/newsletter.html>

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