RARA-AVIS: Re: The Chandler followers and...

From: Mark Coggins ( coggins@immortalgame.com)
Date: 08 Dec 2007

To me, it seems more writers have been influenced by Chandler, at least in terms of *style*.

Here I talk about a homage to Chandler from Connelly:


And (would you believe it) from Child:


I think many have been influenced to write hard-boiled fiction by Hammett, but very few have written in anything that approaches his style, particularly the way he wrote FALCON and THE GLASS KEY.

The one person is Joe Gores:



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