Re: RARA-AVIS: hardboiled narrators

Gary Warren Niebuhr (
Mon, 26 Apr 1999 08:46:40 -0700 >The question about hardboiled narrators leads me to a variation: Are there
>successful hardboiled detective novels which are written in third person?
>I'm sure there must be some, but can't think of any. What opinions do you
>have on the desirability of such an approach to the hardboiled PI novel?

Try Richard Barre for an example of how well third person can be done in a
PI novel.

Best, GWN

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