Re: RARA-AVIS: Another Heresy -- The Black Mask and other pulp fiction

Date: 04 May 2005

In a message dated 5/4/05 12:38:15 PM, writes:

> I was totally surprised by THE THIN MAN.
> If you read it carefully, and try to forget the movie, it's a pretty damn
> good novel with much to say.  The three in the middle hold up just fine, and
> THIN MAN deserves a reassessment, Robert Parker to the contrary.

much of what I know about plotting, I learned from The Maltese Falcon and The Thin Man

John Lau

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