RARA-AVIS: Re: In Case You Missed My Library Talk . . .

From: mburch5717 ( mburch5717@AOL.com)
Date: 21 Dec 2007

Hey Jim,

That's a nifty piece of criticism -- well written and well thought- out -- on the Op short story origins of 'Falcon'.

I highly recommend it to other Avians.


--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, JIM DOHERTY <jimdohertyjr@...> wrote:
> Back in Ocotober, I gave a series of library
> presentations in Chicago's south suburbs about THE
> MALTESE FALCON as part of one of those
> "one-community/one-book" events. For those of you in
> Rara-Avis who weren't able to come to any of those
> talks (and that includes all of you), you might be
> interested in my latest "I Like 'Em Tough" column in
> MYSTERICAL-E, which you can find here:
> http://www.mystericale.com/index.php?
> As with one of my talks, I trace the short story roots
> of Hammett's novel.
> Most of this is probably stuff the bulk of R/A is
> already familiar with, but if you're not acquainted
> with Hammett's short work, and particularly with his
> Continental Op series, and its affects on FALCON, you
> might find it interesting.
> Never miss a thing. Make Yahoo your home page.
> http://www.yahoo.com/r/hs

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