RE: RARA-AVIS: New hardboiled definition

From: Anthony Dauer (
Date: 17 Sep 2002

While a good definition for noir,'s definition doesn't quite fit hard-boiled, but then I didn't have the impression that those involved were fans.

Anthony Dauer
Alexandria, Virginia

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-----Original Message----- From: Michael Robison Sent: Tuesday, September 17, 2002 1:02 AM
This is a definition of hard-boiled from Pay special attention to the last sentence. No wonder we're all hardboiled fans.
Books we classify as hard-boiled are set among criminals rather than crimefighters.

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