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

From: Michael Robison (
Date: 04 Oct 2007

Patrick King wrote about drinking in The Thin Man:

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.

***************** Yup. The same criticism could be leveled at The Sun Also Rises, one of the greatest novels of the 20th century.


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