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Old 06-21-2010, 02:36 PM   #6
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One thing struck me. 80% into the book, Buchan used the phrase "mean streets". I thought that that phrase had been coined by Raymond Chandler in his essay The Simple Art of Murder in the late 40s, but here we see it published in 1915!

I enjoyed the book very much, in that I looked forward each day to reading a chapter. I'll look forward to reading the next book in Harry's omnibus soon.
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