Re: RARA-AVIS: revolt of the shorties

Date: 31 Dec 2002


Re your comment below:

> Does everything have to be either/or? Just because
> I prefer one of my
> favorite authors in one form over another does not
> mean I don't think he
> was still awfully damn good in that other area. By
> that logic, you were
> telling Mat that Chandler's shorts were no good,
> which you clearly were
> not.

I meant to convey general agreement with all your points; and I did modify "disdain" to "preference" since you had already mentioned getting the Chandler collection as a requested Christmas present, which, clearly, you wouldn't have done if you actually disliked short fiction in general or Chandler's in particular.

Sorry that wasn't clearer.


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