Relative to the definitions being passed around today, is
James Bond hard-boiled? If not, why not?
Best Regards, Erick
> I think the whole discussion of which characters are
hard-boiled may be
> missing the boat a little. I'd assumed that, per the Doherty theorem,
> the writing that needs to be colloquial and tough, not necessarily the
> characters themselves. obviously many or most HB books will contain
> characters who contrast with the hero in order to highlight that quality
> the hero.
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