Re: RARA-AVIS: Times Top 100

Date: 19 Oct 2005

In a message dated 10/19/05 5:24:20 AM, writes:

> In my opinion, MALTESE FALCON is almost the
> perfect Hard-boiled PI novel. The lack of
> perfections comes in that Spade knew who killed
> his partner almost immediately, yet holds that
> from the reader until the end.

much of what I know about plotting, I learned initially from The Maltese Falcon

John Lau

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