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

From: jacquesdebierue (jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 05 Aug 2009

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    The linking of Hammett and Chandler is far less obvious than is usually assumed. They were very different writers. Even in his early stories, Chandler does not sound much like Hammett. I know that he admired Hammett, but I doubt that he took him as a model. If he did, he succeeded in writing... like Chandler.


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