Re: RARA-AVIS: Get Carter

From: Tosh (
Date: 10 Oct 2000

on 10/10/00 10:29 AM, Juri Nummelin at wrote:

> On Tue, 10 Oct 2000, Tosh wrote:
>> Although not a noir book (I think..) Morvina's (wrong spelling?) Contempt
>> also sold well as a reissue. Most of the buyers were aware of the Godard
>> version with Jack Palance and Brigitte Bardot.
> Alberto Moravia, you mean? Not noir, not hardboiled.
 Correct! But still an example of a novel that is rediscovered by a film. Although I guess that is debatable. But still the British edition has as a cover the poster for Godard's film.

Anyway a fantastic writer and great novel.

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