Re: RARA-AVIS: Hardboiled This & That

From: a.n.smith (
Date: 19 Apr 2000

Oh, yeah. I actually agree. I think what I REALLY want to say is that Kelman and the others have taken Hardboiled writing to the next step and many people aren't ready for it yet. I look forward to more.

> However, Kelman's "How Late It Was, How Late" is very down-to-earth. It
> chronicle's a few days in the life of a smalltime thief/scam artist,
> just after he has gone blind from being hit by a cop while on a drunken
> binge. It is extremely colloquial. In many ways, it reminded me of
> Goodis's non-crime novels.

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