Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Just read Perchance to Dream

Date: 30 Apr 2008

----- Start Original Message ----- Sent: Wed, 30 Apr 2008 17:06:01 -0000 From: "jacquesdebierue" <> To: Subject: RARA-AVIS: Re: Just read Perchance to Dream

> --- In, <funkmasterj@...> wrote:
> >
> > I didn't even know about this book until the recent discussion. I
> just read it yesterday & today.
> >
> > It's a quick, easy read, not a bad book. The plot, but not the
> prose, was Chandleresque, including how Marlowe did get knocked out,
> as I recall he did in every Chandler novel. However, I really didn't
> understand the point of the direct quotes from the Big Sleep mixed in
> the novel and pointedly all in italics. All they seemed to do is show
> that Robert Parker isn't Raymond Chandler.
> >
> I thought it was better than Poodle Springs,

No doubt. Poodle Springs and Perchance to Dream so far are the only of Parker's books I've read. I did enjoy them.



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