RE: RARA-AVIS: Question for the list

From: Anthony Dauer (
Date: 08 Sep 2002

Otto Penzler's Mysterious Bookshop Newsletter doesn't define hard-boiled, but does define soft-boiled as having less sex and violins than hard-boiled.

Anthony Dauer
Alexandria, Virginia

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-----Original Message----- From: Jan Long Sent: Sunday, September 08, 2002 1:00 AM
I'm still relatively new to this list, and I've been trying to get a feel for where you all draw the line between hard-boiled and, say, medium- or soft-boiled.

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