Re: RARA-AVIS: Umberto Eco on Spillane

Mario Taboada (
Tue, 21 Dec 1999 08:10:43 -0800 (PST)

They're not detective novels, but the works of Leonardo Sciascia are as dark and hardboiled as they come. Unfortunately, I don't know what's available in translation. He doesn't seem to be mentioned very often in the US literary press (in the press I read, at least). Very gutsy stuff.


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