Re: RARA-AVIS: what to choose for local noire discussion group

From: Cristoforo (
Date: 29 Jul 2000

Could anyone suggest a typical Highsmith novel
> (outside of The Talented Mr R) which might be of interest to
> middle-aged, literate urban and suburban types on a Wednesday evening?

How about "The Blunderer", murder in suburbia by the middle-aged. Or if you want to go high visibility, try "Strangers on a Train". Also, if you're not ruling out all the Ripley's, try "Ripley Under Ground", my favorite next to the original.


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