RARA-AVIS: Re: Newsweek names "Fifty Books of Our Times"

From: prosperena (prosperena@yahoo.com)
Date: 02 Jul 2009

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    > An Unsuitable Job for a Woman by P. D. James (1972)
    > Good book, but not a good match for a Hammett fan, yes?

    I thought that was an odd choice, too, esp. in comparison with the others on the list of suggestions. Maybe the list compilers couldn't think of any relevant hardboiled fiction titles published in the 1970s...?


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