Re: RARA-AVIS: Definitions again: cozies and hardboiled/noir

James Rogers (
Wed, 3 Mar 1999 06:23:26 -0600 (CST) At 09:54 AM 3/2/99 +0000, Ed Duggan wrote:
>I'm not sure that there has to be a *detective figure* in order to
>qualify a text as hard boiled
>[:flame suit off]

Yeah, I agree...."The Killers", which a lot of folks regard as the
prototype hardboiled story doesn't make the cut by this definition.

James Michael Rogers
Mundus Vult Decipi

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