Re: RARA-AVIS: Sensitive detectives

Bruce Townley (
Wed, 1 Dec 1999 07:44:13 -0800 (PST)

On Wed, 01 Dec 1999 at 02:08 James Rogers sent: Re: RARA-AVIS: Sensitive detectives

> You're kidding. You don't consider James Cain
>or Horace McCoy hardboiled?

Well, of course Cain is hardboiled. Probably didn't think to mention him because his influence on the style is so pervasive, so big that he kind of goes <with>out saying. Not familar with Horace McCoy, though.

Bruce T. =

"Sure I live bad. But at least I don't have to work at it."


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