Re: RARA-AVIS: Sensitive detectives

James Rogers (
Wed, 01 Dec 1999 02:08:10 -0600

 Bruce T. said:
>And a very good one it is, indeed. While I can think of noirs that aren't
>set in cities or have detectives in em (the pyschological Western flick,
>PURSUED with Robert Mitchum, satisfies both of those lacks) other than
>Stark/Westlake's Parker stories I really can't bring to mind a PI-less
>harboiled tale.

                             You're kidding. You don't consider James Cain or Horace McCoy hardboiled? I suspect I can actually think of more non-PI hardboiled stories than I can PI stuff.


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