Re: RARA-AVIS: RARA-AVIS list of 100 Best hard boiledcharacters of the last 100 years

From: Terrill Lankford (
Date: 20 Mar 2002

I'll second or add:

Mike Connelly's Harry Bosch. Joe Lansdale's Hap and Leonard. Steven Hunter's Bob Lee Swagger and from Dirty White Boys - Lamar Pye. Newton Thornburg's Alexander Cutter, Mo Cutter and Richard Bone from CUTTER AND BONE. Barbara Seranella's Munch Mancini. Robert Stone's Ray Hicks from DOG SOLDIERS. Patricia Highsmith's Tom Ripley. Mouse Eddie Coyle Jay Gatsby and Tom Buchanan F. Paul Wilson's Repairman Jack from THE TOMB (haven't read the other ones yet).

James Ellroy's Dudley Smith


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