RE: RARA-AVIS: Influences and a cyber slip-up

From: Robison Michael R CNIN (
Date: 31 Mar 2003

Al Guthrie wrote:

Cain's dismissal of Hammett was as follows: "I have read less than twentypages of Mr. Dashiell Hammett in my whole life."
********** More than a few despised being linked to the hardboiled school. Horace McCoy didn't like it either. I sometimes wonder if Chandler regretted choosing the genre to write in.


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