Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: list from over-the-pond Times

From: Allan Guthrie (
Date: 23 Apr 2008

Chorion Ltd. They also handle the estates of Chandler and Simenon, and are extremely fond of the word 'brand'.


----- Original Message ----- From: "Eric Chambers" <>
> I was thinking about this while reading one of Earle Stanley Gardner's
> books. Why is Christie constantly in print while, say, Gardner's Perry
> Mason books, which I am sure would appeal to the same reader base, are
> not? I suspect that there are people managing Christie's estate while this
> is probably not true of Gardners ( or some other authors of a similar ilk)
> There have been recent Christie TV productions in the UK (and a series of
> comic books that I know of) all of which keeps Christie's work in the
> public eye. I don't believe it's the quality of the work.Why not a new and
> updated Perry Mason TV series? Not that I'm exactly hanging out for it, I
> speak rhetorically.

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