RARA-AVIS: Re: Harper (1966)

From: jacquesdebierue (jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 30 Mar 2009

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    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "Gonzalo Baeza" <gbaeza@...> wrote:

    > I am now interested in reading some Lew Archer books. I only have the Crippen & Landru collection of short stories. Would that be a good starting point or is there one title that's generally considered the best in the series?

    Very much worth reading. The Chill, The Far Side of the Dollar and The Zebra-Striped Hearse are favorites of mine.

    As to banter, there was less and less of it as the series went on. Eventually, the break with the Chandler style was total.



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