RARA-AVIS: carny/circus bibliography

From: Joy Matkowski ( jmatkowski1@comcast.net)
Date: 06 May 2003

I haven't read it yet, but Margaret Maron's latest, SLOW DOLLAR (2002), is about a carnival midway. It's unlikely to be hardboiled but likely to be good reading.


Mark Sullivan wrote:
>if Al is including comic books in his carny/circus bibliography, he
> should certainly include Deadman, another great DC comic. Although
> probably more in the horror/thriller vein than hardboiled, it had a
> Fugitive/who was the real murderer premise to it -- it was just the
> ghost of the victim doing the investigating. In a slight variation on
> the Fugitive connection, wasn't the only thing known about the killer
> that he had a hook for a hand?

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