RE: RARA-AVIS: The Monkey's Mask

From: Gary (
Date: 27 Jul 2003

> I just watched a movie called "The Monkey's Mask", a
> hardboiled (?) P.I. murder mystery from Australia. I'm
> still mulling it over but its an interesting film.
> Apparently it is based on a "verse" novel of the same
> name. Anyone read it?

I read it and listed it as a "classic" in my book on the P. I. It is a startling noir tale told in verse, and it is a very erotic lesbian love story as well. Unique and powerful. I had no idea it was a movie, and now I would like to see if the movie is available in the US.

Best, GWN Gary Warren Niebuhr P. O. Box 341218 Milwaukee, WI 53234 Author of MAKE MINE A MYSTERY and A READERS GUIDE TO THE PRIVATE EYE NOVEL

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