RE: RARA-AVIS: Re: Tobias Jones on Ross Macdonald in yesterday's Guardian

From: Mark Sullivan (
Date: 04 Aug 2009

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    Jim wrote:
    "That he was more productive is a statistical fact. It does not, in and of itself, make him better than Chandler, or even as good. It does suggest that he took the craft of writing more seriously, or at least worked at it more diligently, but that's speculation." And that Chandler took up writing at an older age than did Chandler. And, as far as I know, Macdonald didn't spend time writing screenplays (not that Chandler wrote that many of them). Mark

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