Re: RARA-AVIS: amoral noir/hardboiled protagonists

From: Al Guthrie (
Date: 29 Aug 2003

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> Richard Stark's Parker
> Paul Cain's Kells
> Charles Willeford's sociopathic anti-heroes
> Anyone else to add to this list?

The problem would be where to stop, Alan. Here are a few easily accessible
(i.e. in print) big name favourite authors of mine who have used amoral protagonists in many of their novels: James M. Cain, Horace McCoy, Jim Thompson, Patricia Highsmith, Elmore Leonard, Jason Starr.

Al Guthrie

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