Re: RARA-AVIS: Hard Case Crime imprint - David Dodge

From: Brian Thornton (
Date: 08 Sep 2004

Didn't Dodge also write the novel on which the Alfred Hitchcock/Cary Grant/Grace Kelly movie "To Catch a Thief" is based?

I've always wanted to read it.

All the Best-

Brian, going back to lurkdom till I meet that October 1 deadline for my book.

----- Original Message ----- From: "Paul Farrell" <> To: <> Sent: Wednesday, September 08, 2004 6:44 PM Subject: RARA-AVIS: Hard Case Crime imprint - David Dodge

> Comments on this list about the Hard Case Crime imprint made me curious,
> I looked at the website and was happy to find that a
> Dodge novel, PLUNDER OF THE SUN, is one of the books to be published in
> series.
> Dodge definitely deserves some attention. I've read 3 of his books from
> 1940s and 50s, THE LONG ESCAPE (featuring the same PI character as PLUNDER
> OF THE SUN), RANSOM OF THE ANGEL (about gangsters hijacking a boat) and
> SHEAR THE BLACK SHEEP (main character is an accountant who acts like a
> All have been entertaining, well-written thrillers. Dodge tends to
> specialise in exotic settings, adding some scenic appeal to the books.
> There's a good David Dodge fan website at

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