RARA-AVIS: Re: The popularity of the Private Investigator

From: dj_bassett ( dj_bassett@yahoo.com)
Date: 20 Feb 2006

I honestly don't remember which ones I read, as I got rid of them some time ago. There may have been changes; I only read two or three of them.


--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, DJ-Anonyme@... wrote:
> Doug wrote:
> "The DKA novels may be scrupously accurate portrayals of PI offices of
> their time; I don't know, I don't know anything about PI offices. If
> like them for that reason, great. But I've read a few of them and
> thought "87th Precinct knockoff"."
> Out of curiosity, were they the earlier ones? They make a big shift
> around 32 Cadillacs, when humor becomes a much bigger element (while
> being no less procedural) -- tellingly, there was a DKA/Parker
> in an early book, but a DKA/Dortmunder one in 32 Cadillacs.
> Mark

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