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

From: Steve Novak (
Date: 10 Jul 2004

Unfortunately I haven't heard from him since X-Mas and he was working on new novels and didn't say much more than that...Since I have been "in production" since then and travelling a lot crisscrossing the US, I haven't had the chance to e-mail him but I'm going to do it now and find out...

I'll keep you informed...

Steve Novak

On 7/09/04 23:50, "William Denton" <> wrote:

> 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?
> Bill

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