Re: RARA-AVIS: The Cain Line

From: Juri Nummelin (
Date: 08 Dec 2004


> Juri, I see Hammett and Chandler as quite separate 'lines'.
Stark's Parker,
> for instance, owes a lot to Hammett but nothing at all to

Stylistically yes, you're right.

>I also
> think Burnett spawned a fourth line.

Does it include crime procedural writers like Lionel White or writers like Mario Puzo? (Who coined the term "crime procedural"? I think it came from soneone on the list. I like it.)


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