>I loved it. Great book. Talented author. He's
> not a genre author, is he? Is this the only thing he's done that
> falls within the realm of hardboiled?
I hate to open up the old definitions debate again, but
Motherless Brooklyn is hardly hardboiled. The central
character is a twitching mass of confusion and desperate need
- which is good, but hardly makes for hardboiled. Personally
I thought it was a trifle overlong. Decent novel though, one
of those ones that just had to be written.
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