Re: RARA-AVIS: Suggestion for reading...
Mon, 27 Jul 1998 09:01:04 -0400 << "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

The hard-boiled and crime writing scene in France seems to be healthy --
from what I've read, anyway, since I don't have one-the-scene experience.
And the French readers seem to still crave writers from the U.S. A good
source of info on the Net is the Polar Web site, which has content in
French and English. Its URL is

You'll find articles, reviews and interviews. Good stuff, including info on
French writers who don't
seem to be in print here in the good ol' U. S. of A. -- Duane

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