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90755, RE: Have you read any Hammett
Posted by Weird Jim, Tue Apr-24-12 12:41 AM
(Though, yes, if you want to learn dialogue, read The Thin Man!)

It's not so much the dialogue, but the use of it for characterisation that interests me.

Weird Jim

"Good reading is the only test of good writing"
Robertson Davies. A voice from the attic 1960