Re: RARA-AVIS: Bearded ladies

From: William Denton (
Date: 02 May 2003

On 2 May 2003, Al Guthrie wrote:

: I'm looking for noir novels set in or around feak shows, carnivals,
: fairgrounds, etc.

Richard Stark's SLAYGROUND. Parker is on the lam after a heist, chased by cops, the car crashes, and he hops the fence to hide in a closed-down fairgrounds. He spends the whole book there, hunted by gangsters.

He goes back in a later book, but I can't remember which one.


William Denton : Toronto, Canada : : Caveat lector.

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