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From: jacquesdebierue (
Date: 25 Oct 2007

--- In, "foxbrick" <foxbrick@...> wrote:

> "The Second Coming" and "Goodbye, Pops," as read by me as a kid in
> either Robert Arthur or Harold Q. Masur (probably the latter) ALFRED
> HITCHCOCK PRESENTS: volumes, are stories that have stuck with me for
> decades, and will probably continue to do so. "Coming" might even have
> helped shape my opinion of the practice.
> Todd Mason

Likewise; those two stories are masterpieces of crime writing. They can comfortably stand with the best stories of Hammett or Chandler. Now, refresh my memory: did we ever have a Gores month? Even though we have discussed him occasionally, I don't recall the full treatment here at rara-avis.



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