Re: RARA-AVIS: Ross MacDonald's disciples

Date: 14 Jun 2008

Mario wrote:

"And the late Joseph Hansen rode a similar stylistic camel, though I don't really know if he was influenced by Ross Macdonald."

Hansen's 3rd person, stripped down voice was so different from Macdonald's that Ihave trouble thinking of them as in the same lineage.

"But I still insist that nobody has done Ross Macdonald as well as Greenleaf. And Greenleaf broadened the scope of the stories considerably."

I absolutely agree. The John Marshall Tanner books were great.


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