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Old 11-13-2010, 05:43 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by lilac_jive View Post
I'm surprised that Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett aren't on this list. If you like detective mysteries, go to where it all began!
lilac_jive nailed it. Chandler and Hammett helped introduce me to good crime/mystery books with their distinct style and yet readability. Made me realize the best novels period can absolutely be so-called genre novels. Then I read Graham Greene and LeCarré and I had more proof!
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