Archive for the ‘Chet The Dog’ Category

Asta!

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August 21st, 2019 Posted 8:15 am

I was thinking – as other mystery writers surely have – about Dashiell Hammett the other day, and that suddenly led me to Asta! Anyone seen any of the Thin Man movies (based on Hammett’s book?) Any other movie dogs you like?

https://thebark.com/content/asta-thin-mans-dog

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Take a Trip to Catastrophe Falls …

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August 20th, 2019 Posted 9:03 am

… but try not to go over! (Coming Sept. 17. Middle-grade so adults will require fake ID.)

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Heart of Barkness and the Page 69 Test

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August 19th, 2019 Posted 7:16 am

https://page69test.blogspot.com/2019/08/heart-of-barkness.html

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Not Beginnings

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August 18th, 2019 Posted 7:56 am

Normally on Sundays we do beginnings, but yesterday we happened to run across a journalist we know, so why not take a look at the scene in Heart of Barkness with Chet, Bernie, and Myron Siegel, an old reporter put out to pasture?

Myron gave Bernie a look. It reminded me of the time – the one and only time – that I’d been in an art gallery. This was with Bernie and Suzie, and she’d gazed at a – what was the word? Sculpture, that was it. She’d gazed at sculpture of a cat, a cat which had turned out to be made of glass – an important detail then, but surely not now, after all this time – in the same way Myron was gazing at Bernie.

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