RARA-AVIS: Re: Ross Macdonald vs. Elmore Leonard

From: Dave Zeltserman ( dz@hardluckstories.com)
Date: 23 Aug 2007

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "Jacques Debierue" <matrxtech@...> wrote:
> Best, most original hardboiled/noir American writers in my book:
> Hammett, Chandler, Willeford, Himes, Thompson, Cormac McCarthy.

Mario, I can't argue with that list, but I think I'd add James M. Cain, Rex Stout, Mickey Spillane and by virtue of one great novel (and several very good ones) Dan Marlowe to it. Likewise with Jonathan Latimer.

--Dave Zeltserman

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