> Was that before or after The Wrong Case was published? Also, could the
> shift have been purposeful? Quoting Lew Archer at the beginning
> certainly set readers up for Crumley's very Ross Macdonaldesque
Well before the Wrong Case, IIRC Crumley was a post grad at Iowa and
Algren was doing some teaching there - though it was RV Cassill who was
the bigger influence on Crumley.
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