Re: RARA-AVIS: Honey West

From: Juri Nummelin (
Date: 24 Aug 2001

On Thu, 23 Aug 2001, William Denton wrote:

> : I've already stated that I thought Honey West was hot. However, this
> : is based on vague memories of the TV show, which came along at a very
> : impressionable time for me. Are the books any good?
> Are they hardboiled?

Well, they pretend to be. The Ficklings were friends of Richard Prather and his influence on the books is immense, but for some reason they are not funny. It's funny, though, that even Honey West is a female, she watches other women with the very masculine gaze.


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