RARA-AVIS: Re: Hugh C. Rae / Robert Crawford?

From: m23to53 (library.john@virgin.net)
Date: 20 Oct 2008

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    HI Juri


    Its a 1999 article, a day in the life of Rae, but does answer the question of why no more crime.

    Also www.jessicastirling.com


    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "Juri Nummelin"
    <juri.nummelin@...> wrote:
    > Has anyone here read books by Scottish writer Hugh C. Rae who has
    also used
    > pseudonym Robert Crawford? I just finished his THE MARKSMAN (1971)
    that was
    > the basis for the three-part BBC show (which I haven't seen). It's
    > excellent hardboiled novel, with comic touches, but basically a
    tragedy of
    > revenge, in a realistically portrayed Scottish milieu. I've read
    earlier one
    > of his novels as by Robert Crawford, COCKLEBURR (1969) and I
    thought it was
    > excellent, too.
    > Any info on what happened to Rae? He seems to be alive, but
    > writing in the mid-eighties, after publishing a series of
    paperbacks (I
    > presume) under pseudonym James Albany.
    > Juri

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