Re: RARA-AVIS: Gertrude Stein on Dashiell Hammett

From: Patrick King (
Date: 29 Apr 2010

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    Interesting how both Hemingway and Stein were Hammett readers.


    Not all that surprising. Both Stephen King and Joyce Carol Oates are J.K. Rowling readers. Hammett was what was happening then, J.K. Rowling is what's happening now. In the 1930s, millions of people were reading Hammett.

    Patrick King


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