Re: RARA-AVIS: crime/anti-crime (was long post on spillane - now long post on Woolrich)

Date: 27 May 2002

Al Guthrie wrote:
>Others on the list, I'm sure, must feel like that. Or the opposite (I can't
>believe that some people don't have a preference for police procedurals and
>PI novels). In my case, I think my preference stems from the fact that
>solving mysteries (or the mechanics thereof) interests me much less than
>abnormal psychology or the psychology of characters in extreme situations.

Count me in on that one. Extreme situations any day. Al, have you read any Jason Starr? He writes just the kind of novels I like to read - urban everymen (on the surface) driven to dark situations that just get darker...

Charlie Williams.

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