Re: RARA-AVIS: Burroughs'

From: Patrick King (
Date: 27 Nov 2007

--- Terrill Lankford <> wrote:

> >And by the way, I don't think Burroughs is really
> off topic; as he got
> >older, many of his series grew darker and darker in
> tone; the Venus
> >series especially had elements of noir. And I'm
> sure he influenced,
> >in one way or another, many of the greats. Think
> Chandler read
> >Burroughs? What about Hammett?

> I'm not sure about Chandler or Hammett, but I bet
> Hemingway did. :)
***************************************************** Everybody read Burroughs or made a big deal about refusing to on general principles. Edgar Rice Burroughs was the J.K. Rowling of the 20th Century.

Patrick King

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