Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: James M. Cain

From: Patrick King (
Date: 04 Oct 2007

--- Chuck <> wrote: I couldn't get past the first 5 pages of Thin
> Man -- every body
> had to have a drink in their hand. Dumb.

But that's how it was during the roaring twenties. That's the point of the book. If you don't understand the history of the story, of course you're not going to get it. It's not the book that's dumb.

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