From: ksm (
Date: 23 Feb 2002

> The Killing - film by Stanley Kubrick (1956) was
> based on the novel CLEAN BREAK (1955) by Lionel White-
> It seems that Thompson, credited for additional
> dialog, participated also to the script.
> The book is really worth the read.
> White is one of the specialists of the "grain of sand
> in the perfectly oiled machine" as shown in quite a
> few of his other novels.
> E.Borgers
> Hard-Boiled Mysteries

thanks etienne (and rene), i'll keep an eye out for "clean break". with the good book luck i've been having lately i'll probably stumble on it next week or something.


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