Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Bogie

Date: 26 Mar 2008

Mario 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."

This is particularly the case with Lew Archer, who often seems like an observer in his own books.


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