Re: RARA-AVIS: Chandler's "Noir Feel" for LA (was Denise Hamilton)

From: Jim Beaver (
Date: 13 May 2004

Jim Doherty wrote:
> "Noir" impplicitly means a story that falls into the
> crime fiction genre. Wellman certainly wrote
> mysteries. Is this story a mystery or a supernatural
> horror story, or a cross-genre piece?

Oh, I missed the crime fiction part of your definition, at least as in the post I was quoting from. The Wellman story, the title of which escapes me, is a supernatural horror story, without a hint of mystery.

Jim Beaver

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