RARA-AVIS: Chandler's women

From: Dick Lochte ( dlochte@gmail.com)
Date: 14 Nov 2005

> Juri Nummelin wrote:
> I couldn't even tell who the murderer is in most of
> the books I've read. Chandler? Geez. I could name
> only Terry Lennox.
> ***********
> It only takes a couple to realize that the murderer is
> always a woman. Fiedler really missed a golden
> opportunity when he whipped on Melville and Twain for
> being mommas' boys and didn't read Chandler.
> miker
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Well, there is, as Juri noted, Terry Lennox. And, as I recall, two other
books with male murderers. So, three out of seven. Not exactly Freud material. Though one assumes, with the white gloves and much older wife and teenage crushes at fifty-something, old Ray did have his problems.

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