Re: RARA-AVIS: The Daly Story

From: Michael Robison (
Date: 04 Dec 2003

Mario Taboada wrote:
> If you want to read one of the worst detective novels of
> all time, get a copy of Daly's _The Hidden Hand_.
> Everything in it is crude in the extreme, including the
> plot. Daly makes Spillane look like a writer.

****************** I've only read his SNARL OF THE BEAST. The story was pure pulp and I thought it was fun in that respect. I imagine that Daly's poor command of the language only served to increase his popularity.


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