Re: RARA-AVIS: Hjortsberg's _Falling Angel_

From: Michael Robison (
Date: 10 May 2004

Al Guthrie wrote: I've always thought of that kind of horror story as
 supernatural noir.

************** Noir has been described as a resurrection of the old Gothic horror novel, with dark alleys replacing dark castle hallways. Duncan, in his short book about noir fiction, states that the term "noir" was first applied to the Gothic novels.


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