[percy-l] re Percy's A Detective Story"

Jim Forest jhforest at gmail.com
Tue Aug 18 03:34:29 EDT 2009

Marcus, I did my best trying to find the text of "A Detective Story", but so
far all I have find are brick walls and blind alleys.
If you (or anyone on the list) has the text of the WP story, would you post
it? Or if you have a URL that doesn't require a password, post that.


On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 3:24 PM, <marcus at loyno.edu> wrote:

> I’m wondering if anyone else on this list has read
> Percy’s recently published “A Detective Story” and
> wondered if Percy is writing his own the male life-crisis
> fugue version of Dashiell Hammett’s “Flitcraft
> Parable”?
> You can link to the Percy story here:
> (
> http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/the_hopkins_review/summary/v002/2.2.percy.html
> If you Google Flitcraft you’ll find the text and lots of
> comments.  There’s a pretty good discussion here by Alan
> Gratz:
> http://gratzindustries.blogspot.com/2008/05/flitcraft-parable.html
> Marcus Smith
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