Re: RARA-AVIS: Chet Gecko, Private Eye

From: David Wright (
Date: 27 Mar 2006

 Anyone on the list with kids that age who've
> read these?
> Bill

My 7-year-old nephew read and enjoyed them very much; he totally 'got' the hardboiled diction, and very much enjoyed improvising his own stories in that tone. (Perhaps the next generation of great hardboiled writers is being weaned on Chet Gecko now?)

David Wright - Seattle Public Library Fiction Dept.
"Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity."
                 -G.K. Chesterton

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