Re: RARA-AVIS: Novel by Hugo (Richard)

From: John Williams (
Date: 18 Jun 2001

> Not forgetting he was a good friend of James Crumley,
> who in turn refers to Hugo and its (only) crime novel
> quite a few times. They met at the University of
> Montana (Missoula), as professors.
Yes, Crumley took the title The Last Good Kiss from Hugo's greatest poem, Degrees Of Gray in Phillipsburg - a work of the purest noir (more so, oddly, than Hugo's likable novel).


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