Re: RARA-AVIS: Haut's Pulp Culture

From: Juri Nummelin (
Date: 25 Jun 2001

On Mon, 25 Jun 2001, Chris Routledge wrote:

[Pulp Culture]
> I think it's solid work - but it's a skim, and doesn't pretend to be
> otherwise I think. _Neon Noir_ the follow-up is similar. I see them both
> more as reference works to dip into for some information/opinions on
> writers I don't know well.

"Pulp Culture" seems to me to be weaker of the two. Haut doesn't seem to be able to decide what he's doing with all the things he's come up with. There are some witty remarks, but that's it.The book isn't whole, if you know what I mean. "Neon Noir" is more focused.


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