RARA-AVIS: Re: Chandler's The Lady in the Lake

From: jacquesdebierue ( jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 07 Nov 2007

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, Ed Lynskey <e_lynskey@...> wrote:
> I finished reading Chandler's THE LADY IN THE LAKE, and was
> struck in some scenes how it read like Hemingway. Was Papa's
> influence that pervasive?

I think so, though Chandler was _not_ a declared fan of Hemingway's...

> And what a bleak novel.

Indeed. This one reminds me of certain works by Ross Macdonald, if you will forgive the anachronism.



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