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Randy King
I will order the book right away, thank you so much. (nm)
Wed Aug 29, 2018 19:00

  • Raymond ChandlerDaniel Buck, Wed Aug 29 16:00
    Randy, It just so happens that yesterday I started in on The Annotated Big Sleep, a heavily footnoted edition of Raymond Chandler's first novel. Wyatt Earp and Chandler's time in Los Angeles... more
    • I will order the book right away, thank you so much. (nm) — Randy King, Wed Aug 29 19:00
      • Rady, The Annotated Big Sleep is a cornucopia of esoterica and factoids, the origin of the words gunsel and private dick, a precis of 1920s Los Angeles pornographic lending libraries, and references... more
        • Gonna hafta buy this bookJerry Prather, Thu Aug 30 13:23
          Dan, Over a thousand footnotes! A cornucopia of esoterica and factoids! This definitely appears to be my piece of cake(especially if it's a slice of angel food with a tarantula on top). I'm a fan of... more
          • Re: Gonna hafta buy this bookDaniel Buck, Thu Aug 30 18:36
            Jerry, I think you will enjoy the book. The depth and range of the three editors' knowledge enlivens the annotations, on one page quoting from Carrol John Daly's 1923 Black Mask story "Three Gun... more
        • ChandlerRandy King, Thu Aug 30 09:14
          I am fully award of Chandler and his writings, and realize that not every thing will be factual. That said 1920s is far closer to 1881 then 2018. Many people of that era were still alive including... more
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