RE: RARA-AVIS: police procedural

From: Luci Davin (
Date: 16 Sep 2002

I'm listening to this non-hardboiled book on tape now. It features a policeman, as do several of her other books, the same one in fact. But I wouldn't call this or the other Grant books I've read by her procedurals. There isn't much "procedure" in them or even an imaginary effort to portray police work.


Mario wrote:

>> Isn't Josephine Tey's The Man in the Queue (1929) a procedural? I have
fond memories of that one, too. And of John Buchan, and Geoffrey Household, and...

But enough nostalgia.


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