Re: Red Harvest
Posted by Sterling on 13/7/2012, 12:49:28, in reply to "Re: Red Harvest"
I'm sorry to hear about your mother. I hope she recovers soon. I'm glad that the July ReadLit selections are relatively light and fun (for us). Let us know what you think when you get the chance.
: Just started reading it and I am loving the writing, it
: is witty and fun.
: My mom is very sick, that's why I don't have much time
: to participate in the discussions here but I have a
: lot of time to read by mom's sick bed at the hospital.
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: I'm almost finished. The narrator says at one point
: that Dinah had her hair "marcelled." I had
: not seen that term before, but found plenty of
: illustrations with the help of Google. The look is
: certainly a trademark of the 1920s:
: It's rather surprising that no major film has ever
: been made of Red Harvest, just a loose adaptation
: under another title. I can't help, though, but picture
: the Continental op as Humphrey Bogart and Dinah Brand
: as Rita Hayworth.