Re: RARA-AVIS: Pros and cons

Juha Lindroos (
Thu, 28 Jan 1999 22:23:05 +0200 >: Anyone out there who can suggest some good hardboiled books about con
>: artists?
>No-one's mentioned _The Grifters_ by Jim Thompson, which is an
>book, and was turned into an excellent movie with a script by Donald E.

I'd second both, and add David Mamet's HOUSE OF
GAMES. Not on-topic (though the screenplay is available
as a book), but I think essential.



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