Re: RARA-AVIS: Best Sheriff Mysteries (was "western vs noir, cowboy vs private e

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Date: 12 Jul 2009

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    --- In, Lawrence William Coates <coatesl@...> wrote:
    > This isn't quite what you're asking, but I enjoyed the rural sheriff who makes an appearance when I re-read "Lady in the Lake."

    Yes, that guy is a great character. Pilfered from Chandler's short story _No Crime in the Mountains_, if I recall correctly. I've reread a bunch of the stories from Killer in the Rain reently, but not that one. As in previous readings, _Bay City Blues_ impressed me as a masterpiece of a story.



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