Hardboiled vs. other (was Re: RARA-AVIS: The Dain Curse-why ...)

From: William Denton ( buff@pobox.com)
Date: 15 Sep 2000

On 15 September 2000, David Lane wrote:

: Take out the gunplay, slow down the pace by telling the story in third
: person and there is surprisingly little difference between hardboiled
: and other forms of crime fiction.

Surely not, unless you boil it down to "a crime was committed (and perhaps solved)."


William Denton : Toronto, Canada : http://www.miskatonic.org/ : Caveat lector.

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