RE: RARA-AVIS: Essentials

From: John & Carrie (
Date: 21 Mar 2000

Neil sed:

> I have to put together a reading list for a PhD candidate whose major area
> is American hardboiled writing.
> If you had to pick the essential works (2 or 3) by Elmore Leonard, Ross
> Macdonald, Mickey Spillane (I was thinking just "I, The Jury" would cover
> that one completely), and Richard Stark, which titles?

City Primeval for Leonard, I the Jury for Spillane and The Underground Man for Macdonald. Haven't read anything by Stark.


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