Re: RARA-AVIS: Suggestion for reading...

Mark Sullivan (
Fri, 24 Jul 1998 23:58:42 -0400 (EDT) I've recently been reading a number of non-American hardboiled authors.
I already knew Raymond and Lewis's Carter books along with his
non-series books as they come back into print in the UK. All of these
have been quite good, so I'm guessing the rest of the list is of similar

I'd also like to see a (from my US perspective) foreign book sometime
after "Postman." One of Peter's nominations, another of the Fresh Blood
authors, Philip Kerr or maybe a non-Maigret Simenon. "They like it in
France" always seems to be a good recommendation for American culture
(except maybe for Jerry Lewis and Sylvester Stallone), I've been meaning
to check out their domestic output (several authors came upwere in the
list last month). I've liked the too few French crime films (Melville,
Godard, Truffaut) I've seen, so I've been meaning to check out the


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