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

Date: 17 May 2004


Re your question below:

> Jim, as if it wasn't upsetting enough to discover
> that most of my favourite
> noir novels aren't noir, you now tell me that every
> time I eat too much I'm
> being evil. Lucky you've never seen what's in my
> pickling jars.

Most of the complaints about my definition are that it's TOO inclusive. Which novels do you think I'm excluding?
> BTW, when you compiled your list of novels from
> which you extrapolated the
> twin epithets that define noir, did you deliberately
> choose to ignore those
> novels which weren't sinister, or was that just an
> accident?

Which "sinister" novels do you think I ignored?


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