RARA-AVIS: Hiaasen Hard-Boiled?

From: Kevin Burton Smith ( kvnsmith@thrillingdetective.com)
Date: 14 Nov 2001

Stewart said:

>In the only two Hiassen (okay - not hard boiled...

This is just a sidebar, I know, but I always thought of Hiassen's stuff as carrying on the tradition of hard-boiled screwball types like Jonathan Latimer, Craig Rice and Shell Scott.

The humour may be a little blacker, and even more gonzo, but I definitely see them as an off-shoot of the hard-boiled canon.


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