Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Bogie

From: Patrick King (
Date: 26 Mar 2008

--- jacquesdebierue <> wrote:

But when I read Chandler, I don't put a face on
> Marlowe, and the same
> happens with a lot of PIs and other hardboiled
> heroes. I see them as
> shadows, mainly operational characters rather than
> existential. And
> when such characters are described explicitly, I
> tend to skip ahead.
> So, my Marlowe on the page doesn't evoke Bogart or
> any particular face.
**************************************************** I must say that when I read the books, I see the young Robert Mitchum.

Patrick King

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