Alain Demouzon (was Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Jean-Patrick Manchette)

From: William Denton (
Date: 09 Jul 2004

On 10 July 2004, wrote:

: Let us say that I regret his own personal approach of crime fiction had
: such a following in France that it became the new standard, leading to
: near-extinction of other sub-genres. Also, I think Alain Demouzon was
: better than him.

Hmm, a new name! I think Demouzon has only been mentioned once before on the list, when Mr. Novak was looking for a couple of English translations. Mr. Smith's Thrilling Detective site has a page on him:

He sounds good, and three or four of his books have been translatd into English. Is there a particular one (in any language) that you'd recommend? Mr. Novak, you said you were a friend of his. What's he up to?


William Denton : Toronto, Canada : : Caveat lector.

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