RARA-AVIS: Thomas Walsh

From: jurnum@utu.fi
Date: 15 Jul 2001


> The second novel of Thomas Walsh, following up the
> Edgar-winning *Nightmare in Manhattan*, was *The Night
> Watch*, in which the villain was a crooked cop who
> actually becomes a cop-killer.

A good novel, very gripping, written in a very tense style. The cops in the lead are interesting characters, for a long time the reader hasn't really made out what he should think of them.

> The book formed the
> partial basis for a mid-50s film *Noir* (the title of
> which escapes me)



By the way, welcome back!

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