> Never really thought of Nathanael West as noir but now that you
> mention it, it does seem like a valid description.
Certainly Miss Lonelyhearts and The Day of the Locust are
noir. They're also classic novels. West was such a talent...
what a shame his career was so short. I recently reread Miss
Lonelyhearts at one sitting (it's very short) and found it
even more disturbing than before. Great stuff.
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