Re: RARA-AVIS: Diamond Bikini

From: Bill Crider (
Date: 11 Sep 2004

>We could argue that both novels are not HB, but in a certain way it's a
> kind of ironical and nonsense HB, showing violence (cartoon like), a
> certain kind of rebellion against official authority, characters living
> on the borderline of the law... But they are definitely not noir.
> These 2 volumes are a kind of UFO in the biblio of Williams, and in my
> book "The Diamond Bikini" is a classic.

I agree, and you have to admit that the narrator's voice is certainly colloquial.

Bill Crider

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