RE: RARA-AVIS: Gores's Wolf Time

From: Chris Martin (
Date: 09 Mar 2004

Jim asked:
>Since when is being a political thriller a
>disqualifying factor in deciding whether or not a
>given piece is hard-boiled or noir?

Duly noted. They are not mutually exlcusive categories. Nevertheless, read the book and you'll see what I mean. It's similar in feel to a Richard North Patterson novel. As for the monthly "what is noir and what is hardboiled?" debate, I'll just take the Potter Stewart route.

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