interesting. i expect many writers and other artists and, hell, just many people, look back at work and decisions and wish they'd done things differently.
but hammett didn't take it to the extreme of not allowing the books to be published/kept in print at least.
i imagine the temptation to change old work after time has passed is tempting.
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