Re: RARA-AVIS: Lone Wolf

From: Ivan Van Laningham (
Date: 21 Jul 2003

Hi All--

Juri Nummelin wrote:
> Bill C:
> > My idea is that American readers tend to like the idea that
> > a single individual can often succeed where the bureacuracy
> > (as represented in detective stories by the police) can't.
> Maybe that's where I go "wrong". As a European (and even more as a
> North-European) I tend to think that bureacracy - i.e. police and other
> authorities - are the ones who should be called to help, not some
> individual.

As an American, I tend to think this is the funniest thing anyone's said on this list in weeks.

Metta, Ivan
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