--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "davezeltserman" <davezelt@...> wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, "jacquesdebierue"
> <jacquesdebierue@> wrote:
> > I doubt that Gores did it for the
> > money, though.
> Mario, we'll never know--although I'm sure his advance for this dwarfs
> all his previous advances. But no matter his motivation, I agree, a
> near impossible task without disappointing many Maltese Falcon fans. I
> mean, think about it, he's trying to write a sequel for arguably the
> greatest crime novel ever written, so the odds are great that what he
> ends up will pale in comparison to the original no matter good it
> might be.
I'm gonna read it as a Gores story, not thinking of Hammett. I did the
same when Robert Parker finished a Chandler novel. If I think it
should be Chandler, I'm shortchanging Parker, who did write most of
it. And in this case, Gores did write it completely.
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