Re: RARA-AVIS: Marlowe's morality

From: Kerry Schooley (
Date: 03 Sep 2003

At 07:27 PM 02/09/2003 -0400, you wrote:

>However, who was Hammett's chivalrous detective? The Op? Spade? They
>both had professional codes, but I have trouble thinking of either one
>of them as chivalrous. For instance, the Op could be damn near gleeful
>about setting people up to be killed.

Yes, of course. I was thinking of Marlowe and generalized the adverb along with the noun to incorrectly modify Hammet's dicks.

Best Kerry

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