Very true...I was referring to the *number* of times he's been referred to
Thompson...Dave will correct me, but I believe with every book there's been
some mention of how Dave compares to Thompson.
It's not a bad thing, no, but even good things can be overused.
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> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Ron Clinton" <clinton65@...> wrote:
> > Excellent and well-deserved review, Dave -- the Jim Thompson linkage
> has got
> > to be wearing a little thin, but conversely it's gotta feel good to be
> > recognized as part of the "pantheon of the sons and daughters of [James]
> > Cain."
> There are many worse things than being compared to Jim Thompson and
> James Cain... Crumley did not suffer because of the Chandler comparison!
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