Re: RARA-AVIS: Hammett: How he made it new?

From: Michael S. Chong (
Date: 28 Jan 2009

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    Last night, I was reading Hammett's Secret Agent X-9 comic strip in The Mammoth Book of Best Crime Comics and was thinking how fresh it seemed,  dating very little.


    --- On Wed, 1/28/09, jacquesdebierue <> wrote:

    Hammett remains astonishingly modern, eight decades later, which is

    amazing. Not just excellent and classic, but modern. Not many writers

    achieve that.




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