February 23, 2017


"You read the magazines?" I said.

"So do I," Sally Reine informed me. "My old man gets heaps of them from the States. I like the detective-story ones, where the characters aren't allowed to swear, and the Chicago gangster cries, 'Good gracious!' It's nice to see the tough racketeer become a pathological case at one sweep of an editor's blue pencil..."

-- John Dickson Carr, Castle Skull
Posted by Dr. Frank at February 23, 2017 10:02 PM