RE: RARA-AVIS: Sensitive detectives

Bruce Townley (
Wed, 1 Dec 1999 22:02:15 -0800 (PST)

On Wed, 1 Dec 1999 at16:04 Tribe sent: RE: RARA-AVIS: Sensitive detectives

>I think it's also fair to consider Martin Amis' Nighttrain as hardboiled, as
>well as Algren's The Man With the Golden Arm as examples of hardboiuled work
>by writers not typically associated with the genre.

Now that you mention it, a number of Algren's short stories are also quite hardboiled.

Bruce T. =

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


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