Joe Gores is a fully-realized artist, who has proven, I think, respect
for Hammett and his legacy not least with the novel HAMMETT.
Whatever the flaws of this pastiche, I suspect the desire to churn out
a buck-hustle was not among them.
I haven't read it, but, like Mario, I look forward to doing so.
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