Re: RARA-AVIS: Thin Man, Hammett and drinking

Date: 05 Oct 2007

----- Start Original Message ----- Sent: Fri, 5 Oct 2007 16:37:48 -0700 (PDT) From: Michael Robison <> To: Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: Thin Man, Hammett and drinking

> Channing wrote:
> Hammett nearly died on different occasions from his
> binge drinking.
> ************
> I don't see The Thin Man as a predominantly funny
> book. It shows a character submerged in alcoholism
> and apathy. There is a deep sense of loss.
> miker

A Hammett anthology I read said that Nick Charles = Hammett.

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