Re: RARA-AVIS: Algren's trip and Best Bad Noir

From: Rene Ribic (
Date: 21 Jun 2002

> Well, for noir so bad it's good, one needs to go no further
> than certain titles by Jim Thompson (The Golden Gizmo and A
> Swell Looking Babe, among others) and David Goodis (The
> Burglar, among others. But I think the Cain and Algren
> books I mentioned are tops, bottom-tops.
> Regards,
> MrT
Actually, I quite liked THE BURGLAR - & the film noir made from it, starring Dan Duryea, one of my favourite actors.


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