Re: RARA-AVIS: Fingerprints?

Mario Taboada (
Thu, 22 Jan 1998 08:57:40 +0000 Joe Kraus:

<<One thing I love about "Red Harvest" is the way a new bad guy turns up
almost every time you turn around. Corruption is in the air rather than
a particular person.>>

This is also very present in Raoul Whitfield's classic novel "Green
Ice". Utter corruption and, in the case of Whitfield, a pessimism that
is pure noir. I consider this novel to be the first (and one of the
greatest) in the noir style.


Mario Taboada
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