Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Who wrote it?

From: Brian Thornton (
Date: 28 Jun 2004

----- Original Message ----- From: "Mario Taboada" <> To: <> Sent: Monday, June 28, 2004 3:46 PM Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Who wrote it?

> Voice of dissent: I see few similarities in style and none
> in literary personality between Connelly and Chandler. For
> me, Connelly is a formidable suspense writer but not a
> character writer. Chandler's strong dialectic sense is
> almost absent in Connelly.
> Best, and let the stones be cast...

I cast my vote with Mr. T., here. Connelly is a hell of a story-teller in his own right. It's a tough sell to characterize his stuff as anything like Chandler's. Hammett's, maybe, on a really good day.

All the Best-

Brian Thornton

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